> -----Original Message-----
> From: majordomo-users-owner@GreatCircle.COM
> [mailto:majordomo-users-owner@GreatCircle.COM]On Behalf Of Jason Collins
> Sent: Friday, July 10, 1998 11:20 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Stopping Vacation-type Programs
> I've read the FAQ and three months of archives, and Jason
> Tibbit's searchable index server is not responding, so here goes...
> How do you stop an automatic reply program (like vacation on Unix)
> from causing an infinite mailing loop? That is, a message goes out,
> the auto-replier sends back to the list, which sends back to the
> which sends back to the list, ....
> Does this have something to do the the reply-to setup?
> I seem to recall some discussion of this earlier, but can't find it now
> (of course)!
Yes. If auto-responders are replying to the mailing list then
your Reply-To must be set to the listname. Unfortunately, if
you wish to keep the Reply-To as such the only way to avoid mailing
loops is to moderate the list...unless I'm mistaken. =)
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