Re: [siesta-dev] wish list

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From: Roger Burton West
Subject: Re: [siesta-dev] wish list
Date: 12:19 on 24 Sep 2002
On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 12:12:03PM +0100, Richard Clamp wrote:

>VERP?  Assume that I'm an RFC-ignorant lazy programmer who just got 
>impatient at people half-planning but never implementing MLMs :)

Variable Envelope Return Path.

Basically, you send out each list message as a separate mailing per
user, with (as its SMTP FROM address) something like:

Then you make all "bounce-debian-beowulf*" addresses
fall into your bounce processor. (Assuming it's not one of the really
blatantly broken MTAs which will send errors to the "From:" address, of

In my experience it's the only excuse for the extreme bandwidth costs
involved in not sending out a list message with multiple SMTP


There's stuff above here

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