Formally, I'd say "notification address" or some such, because the address
is where various kinds of notifications (nondelivery, delivery, delay,
receipt/read, and responses from robots) get sent by default.
Informally, I'd say "bounces". It's not as precise but it has a higher
i've tried the formal/informal distinction.
as nearly as i can tell, there is no willingness of the community to support
multiple terms, so we need to choose exactly one.
ps. I should respond to Carl's implied question about the intended audience
for the email-arch document. It is not merely the world of standards
participants. I am hoping the document is useful for anyone and everyone who
needs to engage in any degree of technical discussion about Internet Mail.
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