[SR-Users] [sr-dev] OT: Excessive or fatal bounces for yahoo, hotmail, ...

Alex Hermann alex at speakup.nl
Tue Apr 29 14:01:46 CEST 2014

On Tuesday 29 April 2014, Daniel-Constantin Mierla wrote:
> 1) upgrade mailman to 2.1.16 which has an option to replace From header
> with the address of the mailing list.

Please don't. Mailing list mangling the reply-to header are already worse 
enough, mangling the From makes it unbearable.

> 2) ask those people with yahoo/hotmail/... to use different email provider

> Combined, yahoo+hotmail account for a bit more than 200 addresses on
> sr-users.

But with about 8 posts in the last 4 years, half of them spam.

> What people here prefer? Any other solution?

Just automatically remove addresses that bounce a few times, it is commonly 
done on many mailinglists. Recipients are themselves reponsible for a properly 
operating mailserver.


Alex Hermann

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