On Tue, 15 Jul 1997, Kendall P. Bullen wrote:
> > The list owner sent out the message with 'approved: passwd' on the
> > first line, followed by 2 blank lines and the body of the message, which
> > has generally worked without a hitch...
> Ah, see, that's the problem. You're supposed to have the full set of
> headers after the approved: line, then a blank line, and then the
> message body. If you don't have those all-important message headers
> after the Approved: line, then you get things like a blank subject and
> an incorrect From: line. . . .
Aha. I take your point, and thanks for solving the mystery. Now, how to
automate the approval process, such that the list owner doesn't have to
send the message out "twice" (once to the list, and in effect twice, by
having to forward the bounced message back to the list with the
This was the point of sending the message out in the form I mentioned in
my first post and which, oddly enough, seemed to work reliably most of the