The UNIX program vacation examines the headers of incoming mail for tags
that indicate a mailing list or other such things. One example tag is
"Precedence: Bulk". It does not send these replies to "bulk" lists.
I examined the headers of your message and it did not contain these
tags; perhaps the problem is with the greatcircle majordomo and not Dale
Frincke's vacation-like software.
There is nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about with
> From: dynamo @
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 1997 9:26 PM
> To: DALE FRINCKE
> Cc: Firewalls @
> Subject: About all these vacations.
> You know, for the most part, the people on this list are security
> types. Not only is it annoying to have lots of these on the list,
> but youre also telling people "hey, nows a good time to do something
> evil to so-n-so, because their security guy is out of town".
> think about it. sorry its off topic, but these vacation things are
> rather frequent.
> On Tue, 16 Sep 1997, DALE FRINCKE wrote:
> > I will be out of the office from Monday September 15 through Monday
> September 22. I will be back in the office Tuesday 9/23. If
> necessary, please resend your email to my manager, Jim Smith. Thanks