On Wed, 28 Jun 1995, David W. Tamkin wrote:
> Others have consistenty used the correct addresses themselves and suddenly
> decided to do the list a favor by promoting it on netnews, saying to join
> by writing to listname @
Yes, that has happened three times, all done
> by people who have never once made that mistake in addressing their own mail.
This is pretty well handled by having messages posted to the list by
non-list-members bounced to the admin. However, there are still a good
number of bounces by people whos addresses have changed slightly
ain vs. user @
ain), changed drastically (mail
from the list gets forwarded from an old address), or because many
clueless people now have root (and can make any from: address they wish,
not that that wasn't possible before! :).