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Subject: Re: list policies about vacation programs
From: johnl @ iecc . com (John R. Levine)
Organization: I.E.C.C., Trumansburg NY USA
Date: 13 Aug 2003 23:59:13 -0000
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
Cc:
In-reply-to: <4 . 3 . 2 . 7 . 2 . 20030813174412 . 0308dd20 @ mail . rixlists . net>
Newsgroups: iecc.lists.list-managers
References: <Pine . OSX . 4 . 56 . 0308131028470 . 516 @ betty . goldmark . private> <6 . 0 . 0 . 10 . 0 . 20030813075308 . 046d67a0 @ 127 . 0 . 0 . 1> <6 . 0 . 0 . 10 . 0 . 20030813075308 . 046d67a0 @ 127 . 0 . 0 . 1>

> I spoke with one systems administrator who said that my messages
> were being received with PRECEDENCE=NORMAL, and the sysadmin uses
> that to gauge who gets an auto-responder.

I'm glad that sysadmin doesn't get to mess with any of the computers
around here.

The rule of thumb that Bernie and I have mentioned, only respond to
mail that has your address on the To: or Cc: line, has been well known
for literally 20 years.  This particular wheel really doesn't need
reinventing, particularly in view of how badly most people do so.






-- 
John R. Levine, IECC, POB 727, Trumansburg NY 14886 +1 607 330 5711
johnl @
 iecc .
 com, Village Trustee and Sewer Commissioner, http://iecc.com/johnl, 
Member, Provisional board, Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial E-mail


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