bounceHammer have been downloaded and used by many users and companies since the first release on March 2010 and has been EOL: End Of Life on February 29, 2016. Thanks for using bounceHammer for a long time. We are now providing Sisimai (the successor of bounceHammer, more faster, more higher precision of analysis) as a bounce mail parser library in BSD 2-Clause License.
bounceHammer classify a domain name of recipient's email address into the following groups automatically. We call it HostGroup.
This hostgroup contain domains which are reserved by RFC 2606, such as example.com, example.co.jp.
As of bounceHammer 2.7.0, this hostgroup contain domains of SMS and MMS services which offered by wireless providers in each country in the world.
This hostgroup contain domains which are used in major email service of smartphones, such as BlackBerry, O2.
This hostgroup contain domains which are used major email service in the world on the Web, such as Gmail, AOL, Yahoo! Hotmail (Windows Live), MobileMe, Ovi, and mail.ru and so on (750 or more domains).
If a domain part of a Recipient (We call it Destination) is defined in configuration file neighbor-domains HostGroup is classified into this.
The purpose of this hostgroup is for classifying your own domains. More information about your own classification is also available at Provider Name page.
All the domains which have not been classified into earlier hostgroup will be classified into this hostgroup.