[Mailman-Users] mail to non-existing list - Part two

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Apr 24 16:52:48 CEST 2009

Jeff Bernier wrote:

>If I Telnet directly to Mailman with a bogus list name, I get the same result.

I don't doubt that. The question is why? What (non-standard?) delivery
method actually gets the mail from the MTA to Mailman?

>>>> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> 4/24/2009 10:32 AM >>>
>Jeff Bernier wrote:
>>Sorry... I just wish to clarify... the message gets put in the moderator request queue in my "Mailman" list.
>So your MTA or other Mailman delivery process is delivering mail to
>NONEXISTENTLIST at example.com as if it were addressed to
>mailman at example.com.
>You have to examine this process to see why.

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

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