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Handling email bounces

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 01:14:34PM -0500, Drew Taylor wrote:
> We send automated emails via a web-based back-office application and 
> would like a better way to handle bounced emails. Originally we had the 
> simple To:, From: headers with the From: being set to the person who 
> sent the email. Recently we changed the From: address to be an alias 
> that I'm copied on. But that breaks the old behavior of allowing the 
> recipient to reply to the original person.
> So now I'm looking for the "right" way to do it. Is there something like 
> an X-Bounce: header I can add, or is there another recommended way? I'm 
> about to dive into the SMTP RFC but pointers are appreciated.

Simplistic but, how about bcc'ing it to yourself?

Jeff Kinz, Open-PC, Emergent Research,  Hudson, MA.  
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