Given that Eudora has this problem I think its pretty safe to say
that most email clients around here are having this problem.
What changed Monday night such that this problem cropped up?
Is the solution to make multiple person address book items one
per line? I hope all the clients can do that... I'm going to experiment
On Thursday 25 March 2004 11:15, John Valenti wrote:
> I don't want to get bogged down in details.
> My point is that something that worked Monday, doesn't today. It is
> unfortunate that several of the PC clients don't follow spec.
> But Outlook & Mozilla are pretty common on campus, I would hope the mail
> team would at least consider the Exim router patch. It is quite a
> problem for faculty & staff to send to a large list of names, then get
> the message refused because of a few bad addresses, but have no easy way
> of determining which ones are the problem.
> I did the telnet thing yesterday to find our 2 problem students (out of
> 130), so we are probably OK. And I see that using the webmail client
> will identify the bad addresses. But Outlook always wants to hide the
> actual addresses behind the given name, so a simple cut and paste into
> the web client won't help.
> Doug Nelson wrote:
> > ... Given what mail.msu.edu returns, , it should be easy for the sender
> > to match up the failed recipients with the matching 5xx code.
> > It's unfortunate that some of the clients seem not to reasonably
> > follow the spec.