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Re: Out of office/vacation messages

  • From: Stephane Bortzmeyer
  • Date: Thu Dec 25 15:57:35 2003

On Thursday 25 December 2003, at 14 h 18, 
"Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr." <[email protected]> wrote:

> Among the ones I found when I looked into the question with some
> rigor a few years ago were that mailing list traffic often no longer
> has a useful "precedence" value that was used to screen such mail.

There are several other tests to perform (if you are a reasonable program, that is), before sending an "Out of the office" message. An obvious one is to see wether your human owner is mentioned in the To: field. Unless the list explodes the messages in one explicit copy per recipient, this is enough.