[Mailman-Users] user's replies are detected as bounces

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Nov 29 18:04:47 CET 2004

Anne Ramey wrote:

>All other users of this list can reply to messages normally, but I have 
>one user that every time he replies, the list admin gets a message like:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: mailman-bounces at ncees.org [mailto:mailman-bounces at ncees.org]
>Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 10:12 AM
>To: list-owner at ncees.org
>Subject: Uncaught bounce notification
>The attached message was received as a bounce, but either the bounce format
>was not recognized, or no member addresses could be extracted from it.  This
>mailing list has been configured to send all unrecognized bounce messages to
>the list administrator(s).
>His user looks like it is set up exactly like all the others.  Any ideas 
>why this might be happening?

His MUA replies to the envelope sender, Sender: or Errors-To: address
(most likely envelope sender) instead of the Reply-To: or From:

This is a problem with his MUA (e-mail client), not with the list or
his list settings.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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