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Subject: Re: bounced mail policy
From: Kjetil Torgrim Homme <kjetilho @ ifi . uio . no>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 1996 05:46:46 +0200
To: ft @ amber . baltic . de
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <199608150540 . HAA01143 @ amber . baltic . de> (message from Frank Tegtmeyer on Thu, 15 Aug 1996 07:40:55 +0200)

[Frank Tegtmeyer]

|   Exploders should never bounce to the original list (except when
|   the whole host is down). Everybody who sets up an exploder should
|   use some piece of software (like resend of Majordomo) that
|   protects the original list from local failures.

Agreed, but resend is overkill, it suffices to add an owner-exploder
alias (with sendmail, that is). Unfortunately, Sendmail honours the
Errors-To header in addition to reporting to the owner.

Kjetil T.

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