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Re: I can't get absolutely *NO* answer from your server

From: ONIME EHIMIKA OHIREIME <onime@ictp.trieste.it>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 09:46:52 +0100 (MET)
To: BioGate@teseo.it
cc: www4mail-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.990323092242.28397B-100000@sv4>

Now BioGate,

This is a very very vague question: I shall try to answer as best as I can

www4mail will not answer an e-mail if it falls into one of the following

1. www4mail cannot determine your e-mail address
2. You send your e-mail in HTML format
3. There was some syntax error in your request.

Okay case 1 should not happen because I got your mail.
Case 2 - you have to ensure that you don't send out the mail in 
HTML format, I don't expect that Eudora does that.

Case 3 - Syntax Error in Request - This is very likely the source of the

I can request that you send me a copy of the e-mail that you sent to
www4mail servers.

BTW, I sent a test message on your behalf to www4mail@wm.ictp.trieste.it,
You should have get a reply from the server.

Clement Onime

On Thu, 18 Mar 1999 BioGate@teseo.it wrote:

> Hello,
> It's a while I'm experiencing a problem. Whatever the request I send from this
> address of mine, I *NEVER* get back any answer from your server, nor from any
> other www4mail's available.
> I've tried to retrieve URLs, to get my weekly quota, to get the help file but
> it looks like all these requests are simply ignored. 
> I use the same syntax and mail software that I did when all used to be
> working.
> I talk to friends, some say they get response almost immediately, others say
> they are in the same situation.
> I think this has been dragging on for 1 month now, I'd be thankful to you for
> any light you may shed. Why shouldn't your server work "specifically" on some
> addresses? 
> Thanks for your time and your help,
> Elek
Received on Tuesday, 23 March 1999 03:55:04 UTC

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