Re: META: Adrian Trap

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Mon, 08 Sep 1997 19:24:53 -0500

Patrick Wilken wrote:
> >I hypothesize that something similar is occurring with Adrian.
> >The returned email will contain the address that is automatically forwarding.
> >We can then send an "unsubscribe whoever" command.
> Eliezer:
> Can't you either filter out all the error messages coming to the list or
> else just suspend the list of a day or so until you sort this out? If I
> keep getting these messages I'm going to have to unsubscribe for a few days
> until things clear up and suspect many other will unsub as well (if they
> haven't already done so).

David McFadzean, the list owner, just did that. I was simply a fellow
subscriber who thought he could solve the problem. (David McFadzean was cut
off from the 'Net and just got back, which is why this went on so long.)

By the by, I still haven't gotten the bounce with the culprit address, but
when and if I do I'll be sure to let you know.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Disclaimer:  Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
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