List Gripes

william degnan billdegnan at
Tue Jul 7 10:47:47 CDT 2015

I have found that bounces can be reduced if you play around with the
receiving mail server.    For example, turn off greylisting (returns 400
level codes some servers don't like).

On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 10:37 AM, Mouse <mouse at> wrote:

> > I've only been back on the list for about a week and already it has
> > determined that my address has too many bounces.
> > There must be a parameter that can be set to adjust the sensitivity.
> I wouldn't count on it.  I've already run into aspects of mailman which
> exhibit astonishing blind spots.  (As a possibly-outdated example, the
> version I looked at could not be configured for sane unsubscribes; it
> always insisted on the subscriber providing a password, which is a good
> option to have but just plain antisocial to inflict even on lists
> and/or subscribers with no history justifying it.)
> /~\ The ASCII                             Mouse
> \ / Ribbon Campaign
>  X  Against HTML                mouse at
> / \ Email!           7D C8 61 52 5D E7 2D 39  4E F1 31 3E E8 B3 27 4B

More information about the cctalk mailing list