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Re: OT: exchange does not properly filter mails from w3.org to this l ist

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2001 11:18:43 +0100
Message-ID: <3A544E03.918417C8@w3.org>
To: Florian Kolbe <Florian.Kolbe@in-gmbh.de>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Florian Kolbe wrote:
> Im trying to filter mails to this list with outlook/exchange, with the rule
> 'if recipient is www-svg@w3.org', but this fails with mails that are sent
> directly from w3.org, i.e. Chris Lilleys.

I'm sorry about that. The mailer I uses (Netscape messenger) does not
implement the 'moderator bounce' function so I need to forward the mails
that are non-member and non-spam.

> I found a KB article that describes this problem (at least M$ document their
> bugs).
> http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q259/6/16.ASP
> Maybe someone else has this problem too? Has anyone found a different
> solution? (no, unfortunately I cannot switch mail clients)

And unfortunately I can't either, at least for now, since the number of
mailers that are cross platform and share the same mailbox format cross
platform (over win2k, macos, linux, solaris and irix) is rather small.

I will check and see whether Netscape 6 has a moderator bounce function.

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