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[school-discuss] Re: Re: empty subject from Michael Dean

on Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 05:07:35PM -0500, Doug Loss (drloss@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 13:46 -0800, Steelhoof wrote:
> > The easiest way to be assured you will be ignored and reviled is to send 
> > a message (especially as a reply) with nothing in the subject.
> > 
> > just advice.
> > 
> > Bill
> Not Michael's fault, Bill (at least, not solely).  He mailed this
> message from an unsubscribed address, which automatically bounced to me
> for approval.  When I approve these things I have to make sure that no
> header line is broken, because majordomo will interpret the second part
> of the broken line as the start of the body text.  I missed one here.
> Moral of the story?  Always post to this list from the address you
> subscribed with; then I won't have the chance to mangle your golden
> prose.

My experience is that in the long run you're better offloading this
task to users by requiring them to post from their subscribed
address(es).  There's the option of subscribing nomail to allow multiple
posting addresses.


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