[clug] Re: surgery

Sam Couter sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
Fri Apr 23 23:04:39 GMT 2004

Michael James <clug at james.st> wrote:
> OTOH it seems reasonable and necessary, (even to Hans)
>  to confirm the return address of posters same as new members.
> ie: a first time un-subscribed poster gets a confirmation message,
>  "We received this posting from you, if you want it to appear on the list, just hit reply"

So when a spam or virus hits the list with a false From: address, where
does the confirmation request go to?

Automated response systems are bad, bad, bad. They just cause more
problems for others.
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