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Re: [school-discuss] Re: Re: use on Dell

Karsten, instead of your usual destructive crap, which I suspect is based on my sharp riposte to your ideological outbursts, you could provide positive information, like which email address is I used.  I am not going to register all my addresses with you, that would be ridiculous.  Is there anything positive about you?  I suspect, if you are involved as a systems person with this list, there will be no end to your harrassment.  I asked a simple question, and I got straightforward repsonses from the more responsible members on the list.  You must go back to school and learn the difference between embarrassement and antagonizement. You antagonize.  No comment by you will ever embarrasse me because of who you are.  Obviously you have antagonized too many people in the past, and now you are relegated to an inane parttime position of little repute.  Maybe you should use less antogonistic remarks, try to be more helpful, less arrogant, less the Nazi/mafioso personality, with a more flexibility mentality toward service.  I am using Mozilla.
Karsten M. Self wrote:
on Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 08:35:59PM -0500, Doug Loss (drloss@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 16:18 -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
on Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 03:53:44PM -0800, Karsten M. Self (kmself@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
NB:  Something seems to be rather markedly borked with your mail client
as it's breaking headers.  This mail couldn't be filtered correctly to
the mailing list.
...or the archives, FWIW.  Fix your config:



Here's the real problem.  To minimize spam getting onto this mailing
list, majordomo only accepts posts from subscribed addresses.  I get all
the bounces in my mailbox (and believe me, there are *hundreds* of
bounces).  I look at each and every one.  The vast majority are throw-
aways, but every once in a while I get a legitimate message for the list
from a member trying to post from a non-subscribed address.  Those I
manually approve and forward to the list.  Of those, I occasionally
munge the header when my MUA has broken a header directive into multiple
lines and I don't notice it.  That's what happened here.

OK, that fits.  Dean's had other MUA wierdness in the past, I assumed
continuation of same.
The solution?  Only post from the address you used to subscribe to the
mailing list.  


My nazi-listmanager-from-hell response is to reject such posts and point
the miscreant at the subscriber page.  The alternative of subscribing
the person seems to lead to slightly greater levels of friction.  The
moreso if I don't set the additional address 'nomail'.

Or change your subscribed addy to be the one you post from.  

My advice:  subscribe all your likely addresses, set all but one to
'nomail' if the list supports this.

If you're not sure if this applies to you, I'll be happy to add an
administrative line to each post from a non-subscribed addy that I
forward, so the posters can know it applies to them.  But I hesitate
to do that without the list's agreement because of the potential
embarrassment it could create.

There _are_ positive uses for embarassement.  I'm a prime example ;-)



Michael L

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