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

Daniel-Constantin Mierla miconda at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 14:28:52 CEST 2014

On 29/04/14 14:01, Alex Hermann wrote:
> 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.
On sr-users, from where I got the figures of subscribers, there are many 
with yahoo/hotmail, some even these days (e.g., Arun)...

>> 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.
Hopefully there will be a solution soon not to be very drastic in 
cutting these public/free mail services.


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