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Re: Out of office/vacation messages
On Friday 26 December 2003, at 0 h 50, [email protected] (Suresh Ramasubramanian) wrote: > > 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. > > Of course, that doesn't work with a list that doesn't set reply-to the list. Why? There is Mail-Followup-To and you can set Reply-To yourself. And you can always edit your headers (or have a software which can do it automatically like mutt). And the purpose was not to suppress *every* O-o-O message (they are very useful), just to lower the number and increase the average relevance.