AOL Lameness

william(at)elan.net william at elan.net
Mon Oct 2 18:32:14 UTC 2006


Anybody more familiar with setup at AOL - is this true?

If so you're going to do disservice to the community as in practice 
this will cause lots of places to go to per-ip virtual hosting and
more ip usage from hosting companies like it was 5-7 years ago when
browsers did not yet support HTTP/1.1

On Mon, 2 Oct 2006, Mike Lyon wrote:

> Is anyone else noticing new AOL lameness that when you send an e-mail
> to an AOL user and if the e-mail has a URL in it but the reverse
> lookup of that url doesn't come back to that domain name that AOL's
> postmaster rejects it and gives you this URL:
> http://postmaster.info.aol.com/errors/554hvuip.html
>
> This has to be new policty for them because it never rejected them before...
>
> Ugh.
>
> -Mike



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