[H-ADMIN] [H-SASIG] Email bounces and unsubscriptions

Greg Black gjb at yaxom.com
Fri Dec 9 00:42:27 EST 2016


On 9 December 2016 at 14:02, Russell Stuart <russell-humbug at stuart.id.au> wrote:
> We had a few emails through general at h.o.a now.  As far as I can tell
> gmail hasn't bounced any of them, and there have been no
> unsubscriptions.

That's good to know.

> Gmail *is* bouncing some of the emails coming from our server though,
> and sadly for good reason.  They are emails that are sent directly to a
> person's humbug alias.  The main culprit is clinton.roy at gmail.com via
> the alias secretary at humbug.org.au, but there are lots of others - eg
> gozilla at gmail.com which is a redirect from the alias gaz at humbug.org.au.

That alias should have been deleted when Gary died, so that should be
done pronto.

> The secretary@ one could be by-passed by sending all those exec aliases
> to exec@ instead of sending them directly.  This seems like a good idea
> anyway because if the secretary is off freezing himself to death
> somewhere in the Tasmanian wilderness it means someone else can step in
> and handle it.

I'm in favour of that idea.

> I can't see any solution for the others though, short of killing all
> *@humbug.org.au aliases.  But maybe it's time ... it is an idea from a
> bygone era now.

I definitely think the *@humbug.org.au aliases should be ditched.

Do we have to vote on making these changes?


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