Posting addresses (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Johnson-brothers?)

William Denton (
Tue, 20 Jan 1998 16:23:32 -0500 (EST) On Tue, 20 Jan 1998, Joe Kraus wrote:

: Am I doing something wrong, (subscribing just to the digest?
: sending to the wrong return address?) or does the list-serv just not
: like my face?

The list is configured so that only subscribers can send to the list.
Every now and then (and this happened to you earlier) someone is
subscribed from one address but sending from another. This happens
when people forward their mail from one site to another or when a
simple address for external use (like is mapped to
a complicated one like (

When this happens, I send out a generic bounce message; if the person
can't figure out what's going on and mails me back, I explain in more

In any case, you seem to be all fixed up now, so post away!


William Denton | Toronto, Canada | | Caveat lector.
  "It is better to incur a mild rebuke than to perform an onerous task."
                                   -- "Uncle" Oswald Hendryks Cornelius

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