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Re: Out of office replies

On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 07:29, Frank Lanitz <frank@frank.uvena.de> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 07:15:30 -0500 "Jim Popovitch" <yahoo@jimpop.com> wrote:
>> Bah!!   Headers change over time.   The simple and easy way to solve
>> OoO problems is for vacation responders to only reply to From:/Sender:
>> if (and only if) To: == $recipient.
> This will not work since you got e.g. in Exchange virtuell recipients

Virtual recipients shouldn't be a problem.   The vacation responder
(no matter where it exist in the process) shouldn't respond if To: !=
$recipient (virtual recipient or not).

> and I know people that really likes to register on ML etc. with these
> addresses on the one hand and setting these messages on the other side.

I fail to see how that figures into the OoO equation.  MLs *don't*
want OoO replies. ;-)

> To avoid such things the first step needs to be done on user side e.g.
> forcing them to create folders for lists and setting such rules only
> folder wide.


-Jim P.

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