Computer Shelves (fwd)

nashif at nashif at
Tue Feb 20 12:21:27 PST 2001

On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Robert G. Brown wrote:

> Dear List Humans,
> Please try not to turn on "vacation" or similar programs while you are
> on a list.  That's what the mailman interface is for -- visit the
> mailman website, access your personal configuration (the list website
> will tell you how) and simply turn off the list for a few days.  You can
> catch up via the list web archives.  Otherwise everybody who posts gets
> a message from you.

An what happens if you are subscribed to 39 Lists? :-) You will spend your
vacation time searching for mailman interfaces! ;-)

In this case, procmail is your friendd. This way you will keep getting the
lists and nobody get any vacation messages, only those writing directly to
the email address.


> Thanks,
>    rgb
> (P.S. the name in the example below has been changed to protect the
> guilty, but you know who you are...:-)

Anas Nashif <nashif at>
SuSE GmbH, Nuremberg, Germany

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