[Mailman-Developers] suggested improvement for Mailman's bounce processing
iane at sussex.ac.uk
Tue Aug 8 11:56:41 CEST 2006
--On 7 August 2006 20:35:06 -0500 Brad Knowles <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
> At 3:08 PM -0400 2006-08-07, James Ralston wrote:
>> Perhaps, but we cannot solve this problem, and there's a fine line
>> between working around stupidity and coddling it.
> Right, but if we can't fix the problem of the multitude of broken
> MTAs out there, and the fact that most of them probably don't assign
> the appropriate extended response codes in accordance with the RFCs,
> then the likelihood is that we are going to be lead to make the wrong
> guesses based on the response we get.
We already do that. This is the problem that we're trying to solve, not a
new problem introduced by the proposal!
IT Services, University of Sussex
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