[Mailman-Users] Mailman Address Format

Stefan Förster cite at incertum.net
Tue Jun 3 14:52:00 CEST 2008

* Carlos Williams <carloswill at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why does mailman do this? I don't understand the "bounce" parameter
> and or why it does not show its from "everyone at example.com".

The "listname-bounce" localpart is used for automatic bounce
detection. Have a look at:


Bounce detection is an integral part of every mailing list managing
software: It allows users whose email addresses are not valid any
longer to be removed from the list without the need for a human being
to manually look at logfiles to determine this.

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