posting a reply to a thread strangeness

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Apr 1 06:59:14 UTC 2013

On 04/01/2013 01:40 AM, Jared Norris wrote:
> On 1 April 2013 14:51, JD <jd1008 at <mailto:jd1008 at>>
> wrote:
>     At 9:36 Mountain Standard Time, I posted a reply
>     to Bill ChuppinRe: Wodim unable to write on DL DVD Drive
>     I received a notification from gmail:
>     ---------------------
>       So, has the ubuntu list been hacked?
>     Or what's causing this?
> Nothing to do with the list unfortunately. Without seeing the full
> headers I can only make enlightened guesses but from what I can see
> you've emailed the list back. For whatever reason one of the users on
> the list (connected to <>) has a
> mail server issue. The odd thing about this is that instead of reporting
> the bounce to the list administrators somehow or other it's reported it
> directly to you, the sender. The list administrators see regular
> messages like this and usually they fail silently (so the list isn't
> spammed with the issues). This is the first I've heard of the sender
> receiving directly responses as well. It might have something to do with
> the mail server set up on <>.
> The message itself is a standard message basically saying it's a
> temporary failure instead of a permanent failure, so it will keep trying
> to send the email for the number of attempts listed in the message body.

I got that in my inbox as well. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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