[clug] Out of office autoreplies to list posters

Nemo -earth native- nemo at cheeky.house.cx
Fri Oct 3 11:51:23 EST 2003

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 11:22:13AM +1000, Tim Potter did utter:
> On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 10:26:25AM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> > Me personally, because of posts to the list. There is no repeat suppression
> > being applied though. I got about half a dozen from one PeopleSoft employee 
> > for instance.
> That sucks.  Stupid auto-responders.  If it gets really annoying I can
> bounce people from the list.

Maybe it'd be worth reminding people that o-o-o autoresponders aren't [a]
nescessarily polite to send more than once per day (or even per week)
to any given person, and [b] could be argued to not be a good idea to
send at all from a security point of view. [7]


[7] If you go on holiday, sure, tell your friends, maybe your
neighbours... tell whoever will be feeding the cat... but you don't
put a big sign on the front door for whoever walks up to it saying
"this house is vacant for a month", do you?

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