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

Snowy Angelique Maslov snowy at snowy.org
Mon Dec 19 20:26:19 EST 2016

Thanks for the heads up; I'm not using the humbug address so I don't
expect any issues out of this.

On 20/12/2016 9:27 AM, 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:
> snowy at snowy.org: snowy 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.)

Snowy Angelique Maslov<snowy at snowy.org>

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