[Pool] broken auto-responders and how to fix them

Lucas Smith vedalken at lksmith.net
Wed Nov 22 16:07:41 UTC 2017

Peter, the problem is the people being able to submit the emails into the webpage. Those autoresponders aren't supposed to be there (i recall an advertising service that had that.) 

Brad: we need another set of domains nuked from the list if you have a moment.


On November 22, 2017 8:34:39 AM CST, Peter Hessler <phessler at theapt.org> wrote:
>Hi, there are some broken auto-responders from jasmin.com and
>livejasmin.com on this list.  4.3BSD (release in June 1986) includes
>vacation(1) program, which nicely defines how to do autoresponders.
>Lets quote from the man page:
> Messages will not be replied to if any of the following conditions are
>     true:
>    -   Message are not "To:" or "Cc:" a valid login (or alias supplied
>               using the -a option).
>           -   Messages are from """???-REQUEST", "Postmaster", "UUCP",
>             "MAILER", or "MAILER-DAEMON" (where these strings are case
>               insensitive).
>    -   A "Precedence: bulk", "Precedence: list", or "Precedence: junk"
>               line is included in the mail headers.
>     -   An Auto-Submitted" line is included in the mail headers with a
>               value of anything but no.
>          -   A "List-Id" line (with any value) is included in the mail
>               headers.
>If you look at the headers of any mail from this list, you'll see #1,
>#3, and #5 all apply to these mails.
>Please forward this email to the people responsible for your ticket
>system, and make them fix the broken responses.
>Everyone will be much happier, thank you.
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>supposed to do.
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