posting a reply to a thread strangeness
jrnorris at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 11:48:10 UTC 2013
On 1 April 2013 21:30, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> 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 gmail.com <mailto:jd1008 at gmail.com>>
>>> 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 billmerriam.com <http://billmerriam.com>) 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 billmerriam.com <http://billmerriam.com>.
>>> 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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I actually found a few in my spam folder after sending the earlier emails
to the list. As a result the email address I believe to be causing the
problem has been removed from the list pending a resolution to the issue.
They have also been directly advised of the problem.
Thanks for bringing this up, sorry for taking a while to track it down but
hopefully now it's all back to business as usual.
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