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Re: AOL 421 errors

  • From: Matt Ghali
  • Date: Thu May 04 13:52:24 2006
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On Wed, 3 May 2006, Joe Maimon wrote:

<COUNTER-RANT>
You know, people say things like this a lot. Its not relevant. What is relevant is how AOL is supposed to know that

a) the email considered for rejection is actually wanted
b) and wanted by AOL employees themselves

And if they did know how to accurately determine that, we wouldnt be having this discussion.
The irony here of course, is that Matt Black's systems can't even tell if they want the mail until _after_ the accept it- but that's a feature, and AOL's in-transaction softfails are evil. Or something.

matto

--matt@snark.net------------------------------------------<darwin><
Moral indignation is a technique to endow the idiot with dignity.
- Marshall McLuhan




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