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Re: [ietf-smtp] DSNs

2020-04-27 22:12:58
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Sam Varshavchik  <mrsam(_at_)courier-mta(_dot_)com> wrote:
I do agree that I don't /quite/ see the value-added to the recipient of  
implementing success DSNs. Or any DSNs, for that matter. If the receiving  
mail server does not want the email it should reject it instead of accepting  
it and generate a failure DSN.

In general I agree but there are still situations where an MTA (mine
for example) accepts a message intending to forward it somewhere else
and then the forward fails.  Either send a DSN or drop it on the floor
at that point.

John Levine, johnl(_at_)taugh(_dot_)com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet 
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