> > > What I am thinking would be handy is if Resend sent back a message to
> > > the sender automatically, so they can send the correct subscription
> > > request right away without waiting for me to get around to it.
> > >
> > Could this not be set up so that messages which look like subscription
> > requests are sent to majordomo it can try to process them.
> I specifically *don't* want to forward the message to Majordomo,
> even if it is a valid command syntax. This would let the user think
> that they can send subscription requests to the list posting
> address. I want to force the user to realize that they did the
> wrong thing. ("Bad user! Bad! Bad!" :-) I just want to also
> inform them automatically what the right thing is, without requiring
> my personal response to do so.
You could write a script to do this. Call it something like wrongAddress.
Add an alias to your aliases file that pipes the bounced message to your script
bad-address: "| /apps/majordomo/wrongAddress "
The script could process the mail to get the sender address and send some (polite)