For those of us that feel strongly that email should be a reliable transport medium.

James Sizemore james at DENY.ORG
Tue Feb 10 16:51:27 GMT 2004

For those of us that feel strongly that email should be a reliable
transport medium. That believe that every email server should have
secondary mx records. That believe strongly that any message that does
not get delivered should send a bounce notice to the original sender.
That no properly configured mail server should ever deletes mail with
out some kind of notice to either the recipient or sender!
For those of us that do spam filtering for brokers or certain types of
lawyers that most BY LAW archive every message they get or bounce it.
Who also don't want those same brokers wading through hundreds of spam
messages a day, just to do there job.

Has anyone made a third party patch to add back bounce as a option for
Spam Actions?  If not and you have interest in such a thing
let me know.

For those of you that feel email is not a reliable transport medium,
that think it is ok for mail servers to just delete
email on arbitrary criteria, this is not a prelude to a debat. I don't
care what your opinion is, we have a different philosophy
about what email is.  So don't expect a replay from me because you don't
like my point of view.  This email is to others that
want to bounce message instead of deleting them, whose users expect
email to get through or a least tell someone if it does not.
We know there are a few people that get a ton of bogus bounce. That this
is unfortunate but less sever then mom not getting those pictures of the
new baby.  I personally wade through 3000 bounce messages a day, It is
not that hard to filter them into another folder. So get over it.

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