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Re: [SLE] Uh...what's this?
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 15:50:17 -0700
  • Message-id: <20030520225017.GG2665@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Carlos E. R. (robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx) [030520 15:31]:
> > Always bounce to the envelope address. If it's an autoresponse,
> > it's best to use a null sender from as well.
>
> I see, that way loops are avoided. But sometimes, the envelope address is
> invented, as is my case (I don't have a permanent IP number).

The envelope (sender) from must be valid or everything breaks. You
lose bounces, mailinglists won't work, and a lot sites won't even
accept your mail anymore.

tiscali.es seems real enough.

> What would happened then? That could be the reasoning behind
> bouncing to the originator.

The originator is the envelope (sender) from, not the header from.

> > Well, my Spanish isn't really good enough to write those so I'm kind
> > of dependent on volunteers (hint ;)).
>
> Hint taken, I'll have a try - but I'm not fast at that :-)

Thanks,

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-ckm

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