Strange response from newsgroup (or mailinglist)

Chris Keyes chrisk at nipltd.com
Fri Jan 24 22:41:34 CET 2003


GerritM wrote:
> Yesterday I posted a message directly to comp.lang.python and got the
> following return message:
> 
> ----start included message---
> Hallo,
> 
> Sie erhalten diese Nachricht vom Webmailsystem box.de (http://www.box.de).
> 
> Bezugnehmend auf Ihre Nachricht:
>     Re: Python magazine(s)?
> müssen wir Ihnen mitteilen, daß die eMail
> ihren Empfänger '' nicht erreicht hat.
> 
> 
> Grund: The user has exceeded the maximum number of allowed messages.
> 
> Der Mailheader Ihrer Nachricht wurde angehängt.
> Bitte prüfen Sie den Empfänger!
> 
> Mit freundlichem Gruss
> Ihr Box.de webmail-Team
> 
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Received: (qmail 3552 invoked by uid 512); 23 Jan 2003 20:57:04 -0000
> Received: (qmail 3548 invoked from network); 23 Jan 2003 20:57:04 -0000
> Received: from unknown (HELO mail.python.org) (12.155.117.29)  by
> 217.195.37.29
>     with SMTP; 23 Jan 2003 20:57:04 -0000
> Received: from localhost.localdomain ([127.0.0.1] helo=mail.python.org)  by
>     mail.python.org with esmtp (Exim 4.05)  id 18boOy-0003hY-00; Thu, 23 Jan
>     2003 15:56:44 -0500
> Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 21:51:53 +0100
> From: "GerritM" <gmuller at worldonline.nl>
> Subject: Re: Python magazine(s)?
> Sender: python-list-admin at python.org
> To: python-list at python.org
> Content-Type: text/plain
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> Message-Id: <b0pkpn$9ft$1 at reader1.tiscali.nl>
> Delivered-To: boxxxdbp-box.de-tf at box.de
> Errors-To: python-list-admin at python.org
> Lines: 37
> List-Archive: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/>
> List-Help: <mailto:python-list-request at python.org?subject=help>
> List-Id: General discussion list for the Python programming language
>     <python-list.python.org>
> List-Post: <mailto:python-list at python.org>
> List-Subscribe: <http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list>,
>     <mailto:python-list-request at python.org?subject=subscribe>
> List-Unsubscribe: <http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list>,
>     <mailto:python-list-request at python.org?subject=unsubscribe>
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
> Nntp-Posting-Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 20:54:15 +0000 (UTC)
> Nntp-Posting-Host: 195-241-109-126-mx.xdsl.tiscali.nl
> Organization: Tiscali Benelux
> Path:
> news.baymountain.com!ash.uu.net!dca.uu.net!logbridge.uoregon.edu!kibo.news.d
> emon.net!demon!lnewspeer00.lnd.ops.eu.uu.net!bnewspeer00.bru.ops.eu.uu.net!e
> mea.uu.net!news.tiscali.nl!not-for-mail
> Precedence: bulk
> References: <tdMX9.440$0L3.172774 at news2.news.adelphia.net>
>     <mailman.1043305901.23880.python-list at python.org>
> X-Beenthere: python-list at python.org
> X-Complaints-To: newsmaster at tiscali.nl
> X-Mailman-Version: 2.0.13 (101270)
> X-Mimeole: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V5.50.4920.2300
> X-Msmail-Priority: Normal
> X-Newsreader: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.50.4920.2300
> X-Priority: 3
> X-Scantime: 0
> X-Trace: reader1.tiscali.nl 1043355255 9725 195.241.109.126 (23 Jan 2003
> 20:54:15
>     GMT)
> Xref: news.baymountain.com comp.lang.python:200745
> 
> ---end included message---
> 
> --
> www.extra.research.philips.com/natlab/sysarch/
> 
> 

Hmm, I've had mail from box.de, I just assumed it was spam and nuked it

babelfish says:

following return message:
 > > included message -- >,
 > > you this message of the Webmailsystem box.de (http://www.box.de) 
receive start to hello.
 > > referring to your message:
 > RH: Python magazine (s)?
 > we must communicate to you that those did not reach email
 > their receiver ''
 >
 > > reason: The user has exceeded the maximum NUMBER OF allowed messages.
 > > the Mailheader of your message attached
 > please to examine it the receiver!
 > > with kind regards
 > you Box.de webmail team






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