[CentOS] Yogunluk

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 23:41:27 UTC 2008


On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 6:16 PM, William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>
wrote:

>
> On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 22:26 +0200, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >If I send him a message directly, and put him in the CC line too, will
> it
> > >start a loop of auto-replies...?
> > >How about I set up an account somewhere (gmail..), turn on a vacation
> > >message , and then send him a message.....
> > >Just thinking....
> > >Dennis
> >
> > You geeks have too much free time on your hands. ;->
>
> And we intend to keep it that way by not having to pore through useless
> automated trash postings caused by some "non geek"(?) having the
> attention span of a gnat and forgetting to account for things like these
> lists in his stupid vacation (or whatever) automated replies.
>
> Alternately, we could avoid posting about such stuff until the
> responsible list person is able to handle it. But where's the fun in not
> picking on some hapless idiot?


I think people who use auto responders for their normal email account should
get an additional email account, for the mailing lists they subscribe to,
and NEVER use an auto responder on the email account for their mailing
lists.  This happens frequently, on this mailing list and on others.
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