Re: How to check If I'm subscribed [was Re: test]

Ralf Wierzbicki (rafal@boa1.dcss.McMaster.CA)
Sat, 16 May 1998 05:44:52 -0400 (EDT)

> To those all sending messages 'am I on list'. There is simple
> way to check if you are on list without bothering anyone.
> Just save this command, listed below, at some safe place and
> each time you want check just run it. If you not subscribed,
> you will get subscribed. If you are subscribed already, you
> will get email back saying so.

I KNOW I am on the list, since i keep getting messages from the list, the
problem is that messages that I send never make it to the list. The
problem here is that if you masquarade as another host like this

# who I masquerade as (null for no masquerading)

your messages are SILENTLY ignored because your From address doesn't
match your To address. This is why people who use dialup accounts and have
setup similar to mine are not able to post here anymore. I masquarade
as another host (to fake the from field so that i can get replies to my
mail). And I understand that is good against spammers and such BUT, well,
this sucks :P

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