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To: "Poorly written mailing list software" <riscy@sunsite.unc.edu>, "Poorly written mailing list software administration" <riscy-request@sunsite.unc.edu>
Subject: Hideous mailing list software
From: Drew Eckhardt <drew@kinglear.cs.Colorado.EDU>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1993 22:54:34 -0700
Is it just me, or is this sort of crap anoying, especially given the number
of sites with shared mail pools on a large number of systems, where users 
incoming mail addresses don't correspond to where their mail is coming 
from (ie, drew@colorado.edu doesn't go to a real machine), etc?


IMHO, list-serv should be configured like other mailing list servers and 
allow 'non-subscribers' to post to the list, or it should include an 
ALIAS facility allowing it to treat mail from drew@*.colorado.edu  
correctly.


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drew@hamlet.cs.colorado.edu: You are not subscribed to riscy@sunsite.unc.edu.
Your message is returned to you unprocessed. If you want to subscribe,
send mail to listserv@sunsite.unc.edu with the following request:

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In addition, the system found the following address(es) that resemble yours.
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DREW@KINGLEAR.CS.COLORADO.EDU

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