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Subject: Re: Automated bounce recognition
From: J C Lawrence <claw @ kanga . nu>
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2001 17:06:32 -0700
To: "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg @ monkeys . com>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Message from "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg @ monkeys . com> of "Sat, 20 Oct 2001 12:06:30 PDT." <85789 . 1003604790 @ monkeys . com>
References: <85789 . 1003604790 @ monkeys . com>

On Sat, 20 Oct 2001 12:06:30 -0700 
Ronald F Guilmette <rfg @
 monkeys .
 com> wrote:

> For purposes unrelated to mailing list administration, I have
> developed a C language program whose purpose is to automatically
> differentiate automated response e-mail messages (e.g. bounce
> messages) from other types of e-mail messages.

Bounces have the unique quality of have a null return envelope.
Filter on that and you'll have no problem.  (

-- 
J C Lawrence
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas.
claw @
 kanga .
 nu               He lived as a devil, eh?
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.



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