[Tools-discuss] Email error report... to whom ? Re: emails being truncated

Toerless Eckert <tte@cs.fau.de> Mon, 19 July 2021 15:08 UTC

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From: Toerless Eckert <tte@cs.fau.de>
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Subject: [Tools-discuss] Email error report... to whom ? Re: emails being truncated
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What is actually the right place to raise email error issues ?

I just received the following email error back
for email to nomcomi-2021@ietf.org:

This is the mail system at host ietfa.amsl.com.                                                                                                                                                                       
I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not                                                
be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below.                                               
For further assistance, please send mail to postmaster.                                                    
If you do so, please include this problem report. You can                                                  
delete your own text from the attached returned message.                                                   
                   The mail system                                                                         
<nomcom-recipients-21@ietfa.amsl.com>: Command died with status 1:                                             "/a/www/ietf-datatracker/web/ietf/virtualenv-manage.py feedback_email                                      --nomcom-year 2021". Command output: CommandError: 'utf-8' codec can't                                     decode byte 0xb7 in position 114: invalid start byte


On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 06:11:05PM +0200, Toerless Eckert wrote:
> Do you have an example date / message id of such an email ?
> Does the dnssd email archive have the email untruncated but only group members
> report that it was truncated on their end, or is it also truncated on the
> list archive ?
> I had once email recently from an AD via draft-alias and WG expander,
> which arrived truncated on my side, but made it untruncated to
> the WG alias.
> Alas, i have not been able to track thast one down, even
> through it was a mayor issue for me (AD review of one of my drafts
> that i received truncated. Imagine how i felt when the AD told me:
> why did you stop fixing nits after 25% of my review... ;-))
> Cheers
>     Toerless
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 02:50:51PM +0000, STARK, BARBARA H wrote:
> > My emails (to dnssd@ietf.org) are suddenly being strangely truncated. I've never seen this before. Is anyone else experiencing this, or experienced this in the past?
> > Barbara
> > 
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