[24hoursupport] Re: bouncing emails

  • From: "Ron Allen" <chizotz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 17:33:41 -0400

OK, Fuzzy, then I'm irritated with charter.net :)

I'll send them an email tonight, I'm paying enough for 
their service that this kind of thing should not be an 

Although I also believe that a single hard bounce, when it 
can obviously happen in error, should not be sufficient to 
shut down someone's accounts. It also doesn't explain why 
Yahoo keeps shutting down my group access over and over. 
If I thought it would help, I'd email Yahoo too. Maybe I 
will anyway, I haven't tilted at any windmills lately...



On Fri, 26 Sep 2003 17:16:19 -0400 (EDT)
  Fuzzy Logic <fuzzman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>The "unknown user" came from _your_ mail server, not from 
>Yahoo!.  How can
>they know that your address is still valid if your own 
>mailserver says it
>is not.  "Unknown user" is considered a "hard bounce" and 
>it only takes
>one of them to stop delivery.
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>On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Ron  Allen wrote:
>> Hi Fuzzy,
>> OK, this is looking more ridiculous than ever to me. 
>> According to
>> Yahoo's own information, I have bounced only 4 messages 
>>since 1/12/2002.
>> The most recent bounce was on 9/23/03. The most recent 
>>bounce message
>> was "unknown user", which is patently wrong since I am 
>>obviously sending
>> from the email address they say is bouncing.
>> I can see getting a bounced message now and then, if my 
>>email server is
>> down for one reason or another, say. What I can't see is 
>>turning off
>> someone's email because of 4 bounced messages in nearly 
>>two years, and
>> turning it off over and over when there is apparently no 
>> happening.
>> I'm really getting irritated with Yahoo.
>> Thanks,
>> Ron
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