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Re: Question for the gurus :-)
-> > I'm curious as to why "MAIL FROM: <>" should be/has to be supported.
-> To avoid bounce loops. It means, "do not send any error report
-> whatsoever for this message" and is typically used for error reports.
-> > In particular I am interested in why it should be/could be used by mailing
-> > list software.
-> It shouldn't. Some lazy list managers use it, I guess. Easier than
-> removing invalid addresses from the list.
In such case it should be removed... sorry but why should anybody got mail
for non-existing user ? admins have to know the user was removed...
Matus "fantomas" Uhlar, sysadmin of one server at SANET Kosice, Slovakia
E-mail: Matus.Uhlar@tuke.sk ; WWW: http://ccsun.tuke.sk/users/uhlar
And don't forget: I work for SANET, but talk for myself, dude... ;-)