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From "Danny Angus" <da...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Bounce, outgoing reverse path and fromAddress
Date Tue, 01 Jul 2003 14:46:24 GMT


> Let assume that the other mail server is also a James server. What happens
> is that:
> -it receives the mail with a reverse path postmaster
> -it overwrites the Return-path header of the mail with the reverse path,
> i.e. our postmaster!
> -the bounce has an invalid address (virus or spam)
> -it takes the new Return-path, which is postmaster, and sends back the
> message to out postmaster. Of courese this is what we wanted to avoid.

I don't think this is true, James should return a bounce to the envelope sender( mail.getSender()
) which should also be copied to the return path header.
Shouldn't it??

d.
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