[Esa-l] Outgoing Mail

Andy Feldt feldt at mail.nhn.ou.edu
Thu Aug 16 15:09:54 PDT 2001


Yes, this is possibly true, but for the small number of such addresses
I have, the overhead of managing majordomo is not worth it.  I'd prefer
to keep the simple management of my aliases file and do the outgoing
Andy Feldt
Senior System Support Programmer
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Oklahoma

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Could this not be done by using a mailing list manager such as majordomo.
> All traffic to majordomo is delivered locally AFAIK.
> -- 
> Howard.
> LANNet Computing Associates
> Contact detail at http://www.lannetlinux.com
> On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Andy Feldt wrote:
> > Please be aware that some of us have mail aliases which, in whole or
> > in part, deliver to non-local addresses.  Thus, if I have an alias like:
> >
> > thegroup: fred,tom,clueless at seattle
> >
> > and someone (anyone), sends e-mail to thegroup at mymailhost.mydomain
> > only fred and tom are protected if the sender is sending a virus.
> > Yet, if if clueless at seattle is really a part of my organization but
> > prefers to read his/her e-mail elsewhere, I want to protect him/her, too,
> > even though I have no control over the final delivery mail server.

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