At 11:46 PM -0400 8/18/1996, Kjetil Torgrim Homme wrote:
>| 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.
Errors-To has been deprecated for a long time, and comes
configured by default off. You have to work at it to turn it back
on, and those that do, well, I wish I could say that they get what
they deserve. Unfortunately, the problem is that they cause problems
If everyone stopped using Errors-to, and everyone stopped
supporting it, there wouldn't be a problem.
Brad Knowles, MIME/PGP: brad @
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