[Mailman-Users] Hotmail dumping Mailman messages?

Bobby Bailey chil at kyndig.com
Wed Oct 16 22:29:04 CEST 2002

On Wednesday 16 October 2002 04:15 pm, Jeff Simmons wrote:
> I've talked to several other Mailman admins - Hotmail is dumping a lot of 
> messages from us on the floor.
> I'm guessing here, but I think they've put in a filter that kills messages 
> with a certain number of multiple recipients (note that Mailman does this by 
> default, but holds the messages for admin approval).  If so, we're gonna 
> problems.
> Anyone else seeing this kind of thing?
> -- 
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Here's something from another list I'm on that's experiencing problems:

----- Original Message -----
From: "Troy Fisher" 
To: "Jason Gauthier","'Mike Barton'"
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 12:06 PM
Subject: Re: ADMINISTRIVIA: Hotmail Users Removed from ROM Mailing List

> This is what I got from My local LUG Support groupies:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 10:52:13AM -0700, Troy Fisher wrote:
> > Microsoft has decided that this mailing list is spam.
> >
> > So, all hotmail subscribers have been removed from the list.
>  Incorrect. Hotmail is having issues with a spooler of theirs that's
> choking on mis-timestamped mails. The messages from listproc go through
> spooler, which fills up and bounces mail.
>  I spent about an hour on the phone with Hotmail, found out what was
> broken, found the listproc admins at IT, and put the two together. As
> annoying as seeing all the bounces is, I'm leaving all the Hotmail
> subscribers on the list because this is a problem I expect to see cleared
> quickly.

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