Re: [this is an automated message]


    Jul 05 2006 | 6:28 pm
    On 5-Jul-2006, at 13:27, Nick Rothwell wrote:
    > On 5 Jul 2006, at 11:52, Stefan Tiedje wrote: > >> Any mailinglist programm should have an automated filter for: >> "[this is an automated message]" in the mail body > > So it would, of course, bounce your message (and mine) - unless we > all started speaking antiorp.
    I think it was the Finale list that filtered all messages containing the strings
    char nonoString1[] = {'s', 'u', 'b', 's', 'c', 'r', 'i', 'b', 'e', ''}, nonoString2[] = {'u', 'n', 's', 'u', 'b', 's', 'c', 'r', 'i', 'b', 'e', ''};
    This was effective in blocking 'How do I unsubscribe from this list' messages, but also sent numerous legitimate messages to dev/null/ unless the author inserted spurious blanks or performed some other ruse. This got old very fast.
    In a perfect world people wouldn't misconfigure their .vacation files.
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