posting a reply to a thread strangeness

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Mon Apr 1 11:30:11 UTC 2013

On 01/04/13 17:59, Ric Moore wrote:
> 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:
> <snippage>
>>     ---------------------
>>       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

And I received 3 such messages (the last time I looked).


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