[MlMt] Message too large

Bill Cole mmlist-20120120 at billmail.scconsult.com
Sun Feb 12 10:58:12 EST 2023

On 2023-02-11 at 23:14:55 UTC-0500 (Sat, 11 Feb 2023 22:14:55 -0600)
Joseph P. Hillenburg <mailmate at lists.freron.com>
is rumored to have said:

> They are on different servers and have different attributes. That is 
> not the question - it is how to resolve without losing the email in 
> question.

MailMate should never lose messages due to errors in processing. The 
corner cases should cause duplicates rather than annihilating messages. 
It should be entirely safe to stop the process for all messages so that 
you can find which messages are too large for the target server and 
exclude them from the mass move.

Obviously, if those are messages you need to keep and you're evacuating 
an old system for a new one, you will need to save them somewhere other 
than on the new mail system, e.g. export it to a file outside of 

Bill Cole
bill at scconsult.com or billcole at apache.org
(AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)
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