[Mailman-Developers] Huge lists

J C Lawrence claw@cp.net
Thu, 25 May 2000 19:55:49 -0700

On Thu, 25 May 2000 11:05:57 -0700 
Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui@plaidworks.com> wrote:

> I was thinking last night that what would REALLY, REALLY be useful
> here is an extended SMTP protocol that allows the VERPing to be
> introduced by the receiving SMTP server, rather than the delivery
> server or MLM. And after thinking about it, I went and laid down
> in a dark room until I got over it... (snicker). But if you think
> about it, the downside to VERP is you lose the efficiency of
> batching multiple addresses into a single transaction, so the
> solution is to extend SMTP to allow us to maintain that effeciency
> while building in the VERPing data at time of delivery...

It would be interesting to get this to work across .forwards and
other things that rewrite the envelope.

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