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From: "Drew Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [LIST-UPDATE] What is the name of this list
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 11:45:12 -0400
I agree that mail servers should be set up so that bounces go to "Errors to"
addresses, but if there isn't one, I would assume that they have to use some
other address (such as the From: address).
So the question really becomes: Assuming that the "Errors to" address is
configured correctly, what address should Mailman, as configured on
RootsWeb, be putting in the From: field? The address of the person sending
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> In a message dated 8/16/2006 9:43:21 AM Eastern Standard
> Time, writes:
> That way, if a message bounces, the bounce doesn't go back
> to the list itself. It goes back to the From: address,
> which is the "bounces" address, where it can be handled
> appropriately by the software.
> Drew Smith
> Actually it shouldn't work this way--the Return Path and
> Errors To headers should be the addresses that bounces go
> to--not the SENDER. SmartList never included a SENDER
> address of listname-bounces. During testing the gateway
> wasn't working and it was because the gc-gateway address was
> coming from the boards as the SENDER and Mailman was
> replacing it with listname-bounces.
> SmartList doesn't do this.
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