[Mailman-Users] Bounce message confusion

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Nov 19 13:49:48 CET 2005

>>>>> "Mark" == Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> writes:

    Mark> Robin Rowe wrote:
    >> Dumb question, but I want to make sure I understand: if I turn
    >> off bounce processing what happens when there's a bounce?

    Mark> The bounce email is discarded and no action is taken.

Does mailman retry in this case?  I suppose not, since to be counted
as a bounce it needs to be a permanent failure, right?

If so, it's not a "solution": your subscriber is losing the mail she
_wants_ to see.

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