What? Cannot send message for . . .
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 98 19:53:12 -0800
Subject: What? Cannot send message for . . .
Running an e-mail list like Fun_People gives me the chance to see every
possible kind of "bounce" message, from the all too common ones like
"Poe@raven.com - unknown user" to the more biblical "Connection timed out with
ark.com. Message could not be delivered for 40 days."
But my favorite for all out computer impatience (and no, I am absolutely
not making this one up, although I have changed the bouncer's address to
> Date: Wed, 1 Apr 1998 03:32:01 +0200
> From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <MAILER-DAEMON@gate2.volkswagen.de>
> Subject: Returned mail: Cannot send message for zero seconds
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> The original message was received at Wed, 1 Apr 1998 03:28:39 +0200
> from smap@localhost
> ----- The following addresses had delivery problems -----
> <email@example.com> (unrecoverable error)
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> <firstname.lastname@example.org>... Deferred: Network is unreachable
> Message could not be delivered for zero seconds
> Message will be deleted from queue
. . .
Do you suppose the new VW is really that fast?
© 1998 Peter Langston