[clug] DDOS attack against me by CLUG

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Tue Sep 7 23:26:27 GMT 2004

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 10:23:18PM +1000, Sam Couter wrote:
> Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
> > Perhaps the list owner might consider setting the Reply-To header to 
> > the list?
> Perhaps people should (learn to) use mail clients that make it easy to
> reply to the list? They are cheap and plentiful. Clue is pretty cheap
> too, though I hear it's sometimes hard to come by.

> This is a technical list, it's not too much to expect people to learn
> how to use email properly. My grandmother can use email badly, I'd
> expect a bunch of geeks to know better.

> [ Hint: Don't hit "Reply to all" to reply to a list posting. ]
> [ Another hint: If you think you're about to be really funny by hitting
>   "Reply to all" for this message, ensuring that I'll get a Cc: along
>   with the copy I get through the mailing list, think again. ]

Well I've got Mutt properly configured to respect, and set the
Mail-Followup-To header, and so I do a "group reply" ("g") for all messages,
and in cases like your message, it won't send a Cc to you because you've set
a M-F-T header...



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