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Re: [SLE] For those who follow such things [ot]
  • From: Dave Howorth <Dave.Howorth@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 11:14:13 +0100
  • Message-id: <1145182453.9705.40.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-04-16 at 11:45 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
> Carlos E. R. wrote:
> > Horrible! :-(
> > How can you fight that, besides dumping the client (recipient)
> > address?
>
> You can't really - they are genuine rejects of forged emails. Depending
> on how much of the rejected email is attached, sometime the reject will
> be recognised as spam, sometimes it won't.

Doesn't that make them easy to detect? Recognize them as reject messages
by the subject line or other means, then check the body for something
(message id or subject?) that corresponds to a message in the Sent
folder for the claimed address? If there's a match, it's a real reject.
If not, bin it!

Cheers, Dave


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