Bouncing personal mail

Subject: Bouncing personal mail
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 1995 12:07:55 -0700

>(Sorry, folks... every message I send to <Name irrelevant> gets bounced as
>undeliverable, so I'll try this way!)

1. You should be sorry, since the list rules explicitly prohibit solving
your non-delivery problems by mailing to the list. (Yes, I know they
also prohibit responding to inappropriate postings.)

2. What makes you think this will get to X if your mail doesn't? And how
will you know if it doesn't?

3. Other approaches you might try instead:

a. Write to postmaster @... for help.

b. Ask your system administrator for help.

c. Wait until X posts something else and try replying to the address
on the new posting.

d. Just forget it. ...RM

Richard Mateosian http://www.c2.org/~srm/ President, Berkeley STC
Freelance Technical Writer srm -at- c2 -dot- org Review Editor, IEEE Micro


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