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Date:      Tue, 9 Jun 2015 00:21:04 +0200
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Jon Radel <>
Subject:   Re: Junk mail on list reply
Message-ID:  <>
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References:  <1647612.8LsUtL0D9u@thinkpad> <>

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On Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:25:19 -0400, Jon Radel wrote:
> Not much to do unless the guilty parties are forcibly removed from the 
> mailing list.

The problem is that the auto-respond text is sent directly
to the list participant who sent a message to the list. It
seems that the source of the auto-responder has subscribed
to the list and sends his reply when a new message arrives
in his inbox - or, he's somehow harvesting new messages from
the public list archives (web), in which case nothing can be
done by the list admins directly; here, the individual recipients
would have to block the auto-replies accordingly. However,
just hitting DELETE for those messages fixes the problem. :-)

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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