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Re: Abwesenheit

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 05:38:00PM +0200, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 17:19:37 +0200
> Peer Janssen <peer@baden-online.de> wrote:
> > Isn't sending such mails a security risk?
> Not only this. It's also quite annoying for the ML readers... I don't
> like this vacancy announcers.
> Think bout what would be, if all the ppl sending this messages would be
> subscribed to d-s too: their autoreply goin trough the list back to
> them and generating a new reply... and so on ;-(

Normally a reasonnably configured  utoresponder will only send this
message once. So actually most of these ppl _are_ subscribed to d-s.

> > Badhearts (why should a black hat as such be a bad thing?) might take 
> > advantage of a sysadmin's absence to break into systems, houses, 
> > relationships, ...
> You're right.

Is he? I think the risk of potential harm is higher if people do _not_
know that you are not at work than if some people _do_ know you are not.
Just think of a customer waiting for a reply to an email...


The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.

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