minor list changes
trixter at oldskool.org
Sat Mar 5 03:08:48 CST 2005
Jay West wrote:
> 1) To subscribe to the list (new subscribers, not you guys), requires
> not only a confirmation email, but also list owner approval. I'm having
> way to much trouble with "people?" joining the list and all their email
> immediately bouncing. It gums up the speedy delivery for everyone else.
How will this prevent bounces? They need to reply to the confirmation email to
join, proving that their email won't bounce.
> 2) I changed the max time in queue for any message (outbound) to 35
> minutes. This means the server will try to send email to you once, then
> again 30 minutes later, and then it will just give up on you. It won't
> unsubscribe you at that point, it takes like 7 days of bounces to get
> you unsubbed. But it won't try to send you any given list post more than
> twice now. Same reason as above.
NOT GOOD!! Please consult sendmail RFCs and best practices. That is not
standard practice and will result in a lot of people not getting email. Should
I lose email if my ISP messes up routing for 2 hours? RFC states four days!
Jim Leonard (trixter at oldskool.org) http://www.oldskool.org/
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