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Subject: Re: Bounced Messages---A Proposal!
From: Brad Knowles <brad @ his . com>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 1996 22:23:42 -0400
To: offshore @ dnai . com (The Global Group), List-Managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <199608181515 . IAA15234 @ dnai . com>

At 11:10 AM -0400 8/18/1996, The Global Group wrote:

>Our problem is that is that there is no standard format in bounced message
>reports.  I have to hunt for the nature of the problem---host unknown, user
>unknown, mail box full, etc., in a different part of the message.

	Sure there is.  It's called a Delivery Status Notification, and
is a standards-track RFC.  We'll be supporting it on AOL in the
fairly near future (probably still at least a few months away,

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