Re: bounced mail

Brian Gaines (
Fri, 11 Aug 1995 23:48:55 -0500

Devi says:
>I've recently had messages posted to the pcp mailbase bounced back to me.
>However, since I've seen responses to those messages, I'm assuming that
>they somehow reached the mailbase, but were returned at some stage before
>they reached a subset of individual subscribers. I think: I don't know the
>technicalities involved.

If you mail to the list and a subscriber's site cannot receive the mail
you will receive a "message undeliverable" message from that site. Take no
notice. Generally, the system manager at the receiving end will notice
that mail to his or her site is bouncing and deal with it at that end.


Dr Brian R Gaines Knowledge Science Institute
University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
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