kuser-admin rsponse to cygwin-announce posts
Thu Aug 4 18:39:00 GMT 2005
>From: Eric Blake
>Sent: 04 August 2005 17:57
>>> Oh, sure, I'm using a write-only mail address, that's why I don't see
>>> them. If more than two maintainers get these mails all the time, I'll
>>> unsubscribe kuser-ctl.
> Well, that's three maintainers. I think kuser-ctl is doing a reply-all to
> all messages it receives from its cygwin-announce subscription, so
> go ahead and unsubscribe it.
It's not doing a 'reply-all', it's asking you to confirm the subscription
request you sent to it. It's a list-subscribe/unsubscribe address, i.e. a
bot, and should never have been subbed in the first place. (Try putting
'kuser-ctl' into google.)
Someone must have been playing some kind of silly game to get it
subscribed in the first place; it seems a lot like an attempt to set up
some kind of listbombing mail loop to me....
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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