AOL 421 errors

Matt Ghali matt at
Thu May 4 17:47:28 UTC 2006

On Wed, 3 May 2006, Joe Maimon wrote:

> 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.


--matt at<darwin><
   Moral indignation is a technique to endow the idiot with dignity.
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