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MESSAGE NON-LIVRAISON [1 record]

Record 1 2004-04-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Internet and Telematics
DEF

A message from a mailer demon indicating that it cannot find the recipient of an e-mail message and is returning it to the sender.

OBS

When a mail message cannot be delivered by a mail system, the software that detects the problem ordinarily sends a bounce message back to the original sender, or to some appropriate address. (J.S. Quarterman, The E-Mail Companion, 1994, p. 286).

OBS

A deferred bounce message is a warning bounce message.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Internet et télématique
OBS

Message de retour à l'expéditeur.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Internet y telemática
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