[hobbit] OoO spam loop (was: Re: [hobbit] Away From Office (was: [hobbit] Away From Office...)

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Mon Jun 23 22:09:59 CEST 2008

I really like the reply-to being hobbit at hswn.dk though I can't say I am on
too many mailing lists, neither of which are very sizable.

Josh Luthman
Office: 937-552-2340
Direct: 937-552-2343
1100 Wayne St
Suite 1337
Troy, OH 45373

Those who don't understand UNIX are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.
--- Henry Spencer

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 8:57 AM, Hobbit User in Richmond <
hobbit at epperson.homelinux.net> wrote:

> On Sun, June 22, 2008 17:35, Henrik Stoerner wrote:
> >
> > Everyone else ... either unsubscribe from the mailing list while you're
> > on holiday, or configure your out-of-office daemon to NOT reply to
> > mails sent to the mailing list. This was a particularly bad example of
> > not doing so, but there are a handful every year where people send
> > out-of-office mails to the list.
> >
> Of course, this is partially self-inflicted by this mailing list using a
> Reply-To targeting the list address, which creates the ricochet effect
> without the offender having been clueless enough to set the OOO for "Reply
> All"....
> On most of the large lists I subscribe to, I'll get an out of office or
> two with every other post.  But because they're only going to the From:
> address, the impact is limited to the poster rather than spraying the
> entire list.  Just pointing that out; whether or not to configure a list
> this way is a religious argument....
> To unsubscribe from the hobbit list, send an e-mail to
> hobbit-unsubscribe at hswn.dk
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