[LINK] hotmail hits a new low

Chris Maltby chris at sw.oz.au
Tue Feb 5 18:13:57 EST 2008


Below is a bounce message a colleague of mine recently received to
a message he sent to a hotmail address in July 2005.

I know that delivery to hotmail can be problematic at best, but
to sit on a message for two and a half years before bouncing it
could well be a new record...

Chris

>>> <postmaster at mail.hotmail.com> 27/01/2008 2:45:21 am >>>
This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

Delivery to the following recipients failed.

       {deleted}@hotmail.com

[-- Attachment #2: status --]
[-- Type: text/plain, Encoding: quoted-printable, Size: 0.3K --]

Reporting-MTA: dns;imc2-s4.hotmail.com
Received-From-MTA: dns;wim1-s4.hotmail.com
Arrival-Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 15:42:21 GMT

Final-Recipient: rfc822;{deleted}@hotmail.com
Action: failed
Status: 5.5.0
Diagnostic-Code: smtp;550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable

[-- Attachment #3: original message headers --]
[-- Type: message/rfc822, Encoding: 7bit, Size: 7.1K --]

Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 08:56:34 +1000
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