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[WellRailed] Re: Managing email in your web app Jared Armstrong Thu Mar 08 01:00:38 2012


Receive bounce hook notification, flag relevant user/record as email
bounced, notify accordingly, prevent email sending accordingly, remove
flag once email changed or reactivate bounced address via API if the
user confirms that it is their email.


On Mar 4, 9:12 am, Chris Toynbee <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been thinking about using Postmark (http://
> developer.postmarkapp.com) to manage email in my web app and there's
> an API to manage bounces.
> I was wondering if anyone has any guidelines or experience on the
> rules of how to handle bounces. My web app is currently receiving
> 100's of bounced emails and I've been thinking it might be a good idea
> to unsubscribe these people from the email alerts in my system to save
> actually sending wasted emails.
> This would actually save me money over time if I was using a paid
> email service.
> Does anyone have any experience or guidelines on best practice for
> handling different types of bounces? Postmark list these bounce types:
> HardBounce
> Transient
> Unsubscribe
> Subscribe
> AutoResponder
> AddressChange
> DnsError
> SpamNotification
> OpenRelayTest
> Unknown
> SoftBounce
> VirusNotification
> ChallengeVerification
> BadEmailAddress
> SpamComplaint
> ManuallyDeactivated
> Unconfirmed
> Blocked
> Cheers,
> Chris.

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