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Re: Out of office/vacation messages

  • From: Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr.
  • Date: Fri Dec 26 12:38:51 2003

"Stephen J. Wilcox" wrote:
> > > Why do so many supposedly clueful people have their vacation message
> > > system respond to mailing list email?
> >
> > 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.
> Surely regardless of the presence of precedence you would never autoreply to an
> email that wasnt addressed to you personally?

I would not, not would an autoresponder that I would use.

But this was addressed to me, cc NANOG, with no precedence indicated.

My point, pretty much exactly.