reposting messages: Re: Rejected posting to MAILSCANNER@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Nov 8 22:08:08 GMT 2004

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Many thanks for tracking down the offender for me. I have suspended
their list subscription until they get their mailer fixed.

Matt Kettler wrote:

> It would appear that is reposting messages back to the
> list, presumably due to some broken script which is deciding to deliver
> messages to the To: address in the message headers instead of the
> envelope
> RCPT address(es).
> This has been going on since Friday. Can we drop the offending subscriber
> until it can be fixed? It's really quite annoying getting these back for
> every post sent to the list.
> Rather than post the full address publicly, possibly causing undue
> spam to
> the user, check your own rejection message for the user in
> It will be in the quoted Received: header as drops the
> message off to I've replaced it with *MUNGED_USERID* in the
> headers below.

Julian Field
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