[Mailman-Users] Redirecting bounces?
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at beopen.com
Tue Sep 26 18:22:11 CEST 2000
>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui at plaidworks.com> writes:
CVR> And beyond this, the MTA might have it's own addresses you
CVR> might want to create. For instance, sendmail would use (if
CVR> defined) owner-listname as the value of the message envelope,
CVR> and where bounces would go (it users listname-owner if
CVR> owner-listname isn't defined, I believe, but it's usually a
CVR> good idea to define it explicitly).
For a long time bin/newlist was spitting out owner-listname
suggestions, but I ripped that out. I don't remember the details, but
I think it had to do with sendmail compatibility problems.
CVR> Which remindes me -- Barry, even though it's officially
CVR> deprecated, I've found it a *very* good idea to use
CVR> Errors-To: on mail list messages, because while it's supposed
CVR> to be obsolete, many of the mail systems out there that make
CVR> list owners crazy by not following the rules still seem to
CVR> support it. It's harmless to add, and it adds a layer of
CVR> backwards compatibility for those sites out there still
CVR> running ancient or badly managed software... Errors-To ought
CVR> to be set to listname-owner for Mailman.
Actually, shouldn't that be listname-admin, so Mailman can have a
chance at bounce processing? Mailman already adds Errors-To pointing
to the -admin address.
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