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Re: [leafnode-list] Re: Please confirm your message

In message <3E21A436.BeroList-2.5.9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Matthias Andree <ma@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> John Martin <johnm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 10:39:21AM -0000, sender authorizer wrote:
> >> Hello, this is my qconfirm mail-handling program. One or more messages
> >> from you are being held because your email-address is not yet known.
> >> 
> >> If you are receiving this because you sent an email to a mailinglist
> >> we both share, this happens because the list-software doesn't rewrite
> >> the headers of a list-post appropriately.  I am truely sorry for this,
> >> but I cannot possibly foresee who will be posting to and who will be
> >> spamming the list.  Only the list-owner knows all subscribers.
> >
> > I got the above after my first posting to the mailing-list.
> > Does this mean that anyone who posts is required to participate in his
> > anti-spam procedures? It's as bad as spam, why doesn't he just unsubscribe?
> Someone has misconfigured software running.

It's not really misconfigured, so much as misguided.  The problem is, in
part, that the leafnode-list engine doesn't change the sender header,
which means that error messages get sent to the poster, rather than the
maintainer.  It also makes filtering more difficult.

> If I'll also get this junk in response to this mail, I'll ask Cornelius
> to unsubscribe the offender.

I only got one on my first post.  That might be because I've been either
whitelisted or blacklisted :)

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