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Re: How to handle script errors

1998-02-11 14:55:16
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 10:15:57 -0700 (MST)

What happens if we just temporarily fail messages that get filed into
a nonexistant mailbox?

This seems like a reasonable path to follow. I also like Chris 
Bartram's idea of having an "errors" folder that would override the 
default folder.

I guess I could live with this.  (I don't agree with all of your points,
but this is probably cleaner anyway.)

So in the case of run-time error, the script just files into INBOX (or the
error mailbox), noting that there was a run-time error in a seperate

But I still have problems with this:

Delivery failure messages should be special, and probably shouldn't go back
out to the SMTP server.

You cannot count on this being possible.

Why not?  I think a Sieve implementation running at time of final delivery
has the ability to insert a message into the mail store.*

                                          Tim Showalter 

*deliberate bait