John R Levine wrote:
If you're going to cast doubt on the choice of the envelope sender
address, perhaps you could describe what you think the right choice is.
For a vacation program, Reply-To: or lacking that From:. You know,
like replying to a message in a MUA.
not really. A human can't click 200 times on the reply button in a
second. an auto-responder can.
This is not an innovative design.
It seems to me that it is. AFAIK, the reference implementation is the
"old" bsd vacation program.
I should mention that the behavior you describe, where the vacation
notice goes to the list management software which then treats it as a
bounce sounds like the Right Thing to me
Aw, come on. Any vacation program that sends any response at all to
list mail is terminally broken.
If it's broken, I still prefer that they send their scatter to the list
owner (when the user can be unsubscribed or the scatter discarded).