[nycbug-talk] content of Sender: field varies
okan at demirmen.com
Fri Oct 19 00:35:12 EDT 2007
On Thu 2007.10.18 at 22:44 -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> On 18 Oct 2007 at 22:38, George Georgalis wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 02:32:01PM -0400, Okan Demirmen wrote:
> > >On Wed 2007.10.17 at 13:35 -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> > >> Has anyone else noticed that the sender field for this mailing list
> > >> varies?
> > >>
> > >> Usually, it is: Sender: talk-bounces at lists.nycbug.org
> > >>
> > >> But sometimes it is: Sender: talk-bounces+email at lists.nycbug.org
> > here's my recipe
> > * ^Sender: talk-bounces.*(lists.|)nycbug.org
> > >> Where email is my email address, slightly munged. I have never seen
> > >> this on any other mailing list.
> > >
> > >never? well, then nobody else does selective VERP - these lists do.
> > why? what's that? "selective VERP" ain't in google, yet.
> VERP is. I concluded selective verp meant doing it some of the time,
> not all of the time.
well, i didn't mean "selective VERP" as in official terminology; it was
merely my own description ;)
yes, we do VERP on these mailing lists, but only at an interval. doing
so on every message is, well, a bad idea; but every so often isn't so
bad, while providing the benefits of VERP.
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