Discussion List Archives

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Interface to lists

  • To: epc-l@iucr.org
  • Subject: Re: Interface to lists
  • From: Brian McMahon <bm.iucr.org>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Dec 1997 17:02:40 +0000 (GMT)
  • In-Reply-To: <3482C00F.41A5@cryst.unige.ch> from "Howard Flack" at Dec 1, 97 04:06:58 pm

>   The only thing I do not like is the entry
>     Sender: "flack@sc2a.unige.ch"
>   because these web worms are going to pick it up and think that it is
> my e-mail address or regular letter box.

I've deleted this line (via a script) each time the archive is updated. It
may be possible to configure the software to do this automatically (there
is a facility to specify some headers which must NOT be deleted).

>   In fact e-mail to my e-mail address "Howard.Flack@cryst.unige.ch" goes
> to the letter box flack@mime.unige.ch  I read these messages with
> Netscape 3 (still) on a Sun ipc (scsun11.unige.ch). Messages sent from
> scsun11 are sent to the SMTP server smtpb.unige.ch which is an alias for
> sc2a.unige.ch  . I do have an account on sc2a.unige.ch (a DEC alpha/VMS
> machine) as well which I use very infrequently indeed. If you write to
> flack@sc2a.unige.ch you'll have to wait two months for a reply.

This illustrates Yves' point about the danger of relying on email
addresses as given anywhere in the header (which is why listproc uses
the envelope From address, though even this might give rise to problems).


Reply to: [list | sender only]
International Union of Crystallography

Scientific Union Member of the International Council for Science (admitted 1947). Member of CODATA, the ICSU Committee on Data. Member of ICSTI, the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information. Partner with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in the International Year of Crystallography 2014.

ICSU Scientific Freedom Policy

The IUCr observes the basic policy of non-discrimination and affirms the right and freedom of scientists to associate in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, sex or age, in accordance with the Statutes of the International Council for Science.