[Mailman-Developers] Huge lists

bwarsaw@python.org bwarsaw@python.org
Tue, 23 May 2000 22:30:19 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui@plaidworks.com> writes:

    CVR> If you're going to do this, you should generate a list that
    CVR> includes a range of addresses, including hard and soft
    CVR> bounces and successful deliveries. Which would imply
    CVR> addresses that are pre-set up to go to domains that
    CVR> voluntarily eat and/or bounce them.

Very good idea.

    CVR> you can also use any number of the spam holes out there
    CVR> (pretty much any domain one letter off from hotmail.com, for
    CVR> instance hotmal.com) that are preying on user typos to suck
    CVR> folks into web sites -- almost all of those reject mail or
    CVR> have disconnected SMTP completely, and since they're slime, I
    CVR> have no problem using them to test mail bouncing
    CVR> addresses.. (grin)

Heh.  I'm not sure I'm prepared to use sites that don't volunteer to
help, no matter how slimy they are :)