[clug] DDOS attack against me by CLUG

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Tue Sep 7 07:06:35 GMT 2004

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 01:42:35PM +1000, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> On 7 Sep 2004, at 13:12, Darren Freeman wrote:
> >I just wanted to point out that most of the posts in the recent 
> >flamewar
> >have been CC: to myself even though I subscribe to the list (and had
> >nothing to do with it). Please be more thoughtful when hitting "reply 
> >to
> >all"!
> Perhaps the list owner might consider setting the Reply-To header to 
> the list? From the MailMan administrative interface, "Note that if the 
> original message contains a Reply-To: header, it will not be changed."

> [1] "Reply-To Munging Considered Useful", 
> http://www.metasystema.net/essays/reply-to.mhtml
> [2] "Reply-To Munging Considered 
> Harmful",http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html

I'm firmly in the [2] camp, myself. Then there's the whole Mail-Followup-To
header camp...

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