[Mailman-Users] AOL subscriber bounces

Raquel Rice raquel at thericehouse.net
Wed Jan 8 19:09:23 CET 2003

On Wed, 8 Jan 2003 12:13:23 -0500
"Bob Puff at NLE" <bob at nleaudio.com> wrote:

> I've noticed that a few of my list subscribers are using AOL's
> functions to block email from certain senders, who are on my
> lists.  So as a list admin, I get all these AOL bounces.  Is there
> a simple script that can be used to direct these nastygrams bacl
> to their AOL user, so that the user can get nagged instead of me?
> The message looks something like:
> FROM: Mail Delivery Subsystem
> TO: <list-admin>
> Your message was not delivered because the user is not accepting
> mail from helpless at hotmail.com.
>         aolusername
> Note that the aolusername isn't followed by "@aol.com", like it
> should be, to be parsed as a bounce.
> Bob

If it was my list, I would just write the AOL users and ask them to
remove the block, and if they don't you'll have to unsubscribe them.

One is not born a woman, one becomes one.
  --Simone de Beauvoir

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