[H-ADMIN] Shut down of Humbug email alias service

Dennis Gilmore dennis at gilmore.net.au
Mon Dec 19 19:14:58 EST 2016


I never asked anything, I'd honestly forgot I even had the alias and I'm pretty sure I've never used it :) I'm okay with it going away 

Thanks 

Dennis.

On 19 December 2016 5:19:47 pm GMT-06:00, admin at lists.humbug.org.au wrote:
>On Mon, 2016-12-19 at 20:24 +0000, Bruce Campbell wrote:
>>   b) Please send an update to each non Humbug address listing
>>      the Humbug aliases that point to said end address.
>
>I would have done it originally but it's harder than it sounds.
>Aliases point to aliases (my theory is the person who set this up
>did that on purpose to mess with my head), so I have to compute
>the transitive closure.
>
>Nonetheless, since you asked:
>
>dennis at gilmore.net.au: dgilmore at humbug.org.au
>
>>   c) When replacing them, please put the error message as
>>      'Forwarding discontinued, please contact the end user directly'
>>      or similar instead of the default 'no such user'.  This will
>>      make it clear to senders of any legitimate mail that the
>>      original user (may) still exist somewhere online.  Obviously
>>      don't put the original end address in the error message as
>>      spammers will simply spam the end user directly.
>
>Fair enough, it shall be done as you request.
>
>
>--
>Regards,
>The Humbug Sysadmin slave
>(Who is not on the Exec, and so is just doing as he is told.)
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