Email catch-all user/account: Wiki entry
Roessler at FuH-E.de
Fri Aug 20 09:29:20 CEST 2010
Gunnar Wrobel schrieb:
>>> messing aroung with catchall email today I thought it would be a nice
>>> idea to have a wiki entry for that. So I made one:
>> Thank you for adding the entry, I haven't really done it yet so I
>> can't proof-
>> read the technical aspekt but I think it would be nice if you could add a
>> couple of lines what this is supposed to do.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch-all does only indicate it helps
> avoiding loss of mails in case the sender mistype the recipient mail
> address. But that sounds like something you could only do in the
> golden age of e-mail when there was virtually no spam. Which of course
> is hinted at by the second section which allows to throw away all the
> I googled for a few seconds to understand this approach but I admit I
> don't. Seems to be a waste of CPU cycles. So yes, I'd also like to
> understand what this might be useful for.
ah well, the answer would be: It is a requirement I have been given...
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