[ngw] OT: delivery status notifications

Travis Smith ts0384 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 15:26:10 UTC 2011

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Delivery status notifications.  We all get them.  Sometimes they are bogus
> spam attempts, other times they are legit bounceback messages that we need
> in order to determine if an e-mail was successfully delivered or not.  Do
> you find your anti-spam system typically blocks these or allows these?
>  Regardless of what your anti-spam system does, what's your actual
> preference in how they should be treated?
> Personally, I'd rather they all come through and force me to explain to my
> users about the bogus ones ("I don't know why I'm getting this as I never
> sent an e-mail to this person) rather than have them all blocked and a user
> not realize that a customer didn't receive an important e-mail until the
> next day upon receiving the QT report.
> Joe

I like them and our spam filter allows them through. I think the importance
of knowing if your message didn't arrive correctly is more important. I
personally haven't notice much spam relating to bounceback's either.


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