Tim Harvey
Mon, 18 Feb 2008 11:17:02 PST
email will also get bounced for content reasons, which vary from service to service. Yahoo is apparently notorious for this, as per discussions earlier this month.
 T> Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 11:12:04 -0800> From:> To:> Subject: Re: [pbs] bounces> > piaba wrote:> > hmmm... i don't know what to do. why am i getting> > bounced from this list regularly? i'm not the one> > writing about naked ladies!!!! > > "Bouncing" isn't anything to do with censorship--> your ISP provides a certain amount of computer storage> space for each account, and after that amount is filled,> the ISP's computer automatically refuses to accept more> messages--incoming mail is "bounced", meaning returned> to the sending computer. In effect, your ISP says "there> isn't room for any more messages". The sending computer> will automatically resend the message after a certain number> of hours, and will do so a certain number of times, which> can be adjusted by the administrators. Once the set numbers> are exceeded, the account is inactivated and the sending> computer no longer tries to send to that address.> > If you've received a lot of email you haven't> downloaded from your ISP--even one large JPG file for> instance, incoming mail may be "bounced". Empty your> email account at your ISP, then notify the sending computer--> in this case pbs. If the problem doesn't clear up, try> re-establishing the account. Sometimes things on computers> get corrupted-just one 1 becoming a 0 will do it.> > If you can't empty your account regularly, you can> also arrange with your ISP to get more storage for your> email account--usually at extra cost.> > Ken> _______________________________________________> pbs mailing list>>>

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