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Date:         Tue, 18 Jul 2006 01:32:39 -0400
Reply-To:     Richard Ristow <wrristow@mindspring.com>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Richard Ristow <wrristow@mindspring.com>
Subject:      Re: How to eliminate autoreplies when responding to listserve
Comments: To: Dennis Deck <DDeck@RMCCORP.COM>
Comments: cc: Hector Maletta <hmaletta@fibertel.com.ar>
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At 10:13 PM 7/17/2006, Dennis Deck had asked:

>>I suspect some of you have a strategy for screening or blocking all >>the various "out of the office" autoreplies from folks out of the >>office. I checked the listserve registration options and do not see >>an obvious way to do this at that level.

At 11:02 PM 7/17/2006, Hector Maletta wrote:

>It has been discussed before.

Yes; extensively, in thread "auto-replys?", begun Wed, 14 Dec 2005 10:58:45 -0500.

>There is apparently no way to do it, except by your own blocking >devices for your own mail.

From the thread cited (my posting, Wed, 14 Dec 2005 14:32:31 -0500)

>>The Listserv software can't control what users do. About the only >>thing possible is changing the "Reply-to:" address on distributed >>postings; presently, it's the poster's address, and that's where most >>"Out of office" messages go. I find the current setting makes it >>easier to reply, though.

So, the best solution known seems to be what Dennis Deck recommended:

>b) Create a couple workstation email rules to detect and move >auto-replies to a special folder for periodic review. As you suggest, >I see no easy way to distinguish listserve auto replies from client >auto replies.

(Wry grin.) I've added such rules as new forms of "out of office"


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