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SubjectRe: Qmail for Vger campaign :)

qmail's per-recipient header allows for automated bounce handling. Ever
admin a large mailing list?

On Tue, 12 Jan 1999, Matthew Kirkwood wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
>
> > > Have ya ever tried qmail? I can't comment on it's ability to handle
> > > huge lists, but I here it's pretty scalable.
> >
> > I second that recommendation, big time. :)
>
> Nope. qmail runs great as an exploder, but put on the "hub" system and
> having exploders would become pointless, as it sends out each message once
> per recipient[1].
>
> That would not be nice in this case.
>
> Matthew.
>
> [1] DJB claims it's a design decision. I think it's more like "Help! My
> queue design makes it difficult to do, so I'll attach a per-recipient
> header instead."
>
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