[MUD-Dev] Re: ADMIN: List server and Kanga.Nu host changes

Koster Koster
Wed Jan 20 17:59:42 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999

I just got this a second time, too. Growing pains with the system, I assume.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: J C Lawrence [mailto:claw at kanga.nu]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 20, 1999 1:32 AM
> Subject: [MUD-Dev] ADMIN: List server and Kanga.Nu host changes
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> To: coder at kanga.nu
> Subject: ADMIN: List server and Kanga.Nu host changes
> Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 23:31:42 -0800
> From: J C Lawrence <claw at kanga.nu>
> Writing variously as the list owner and list host for the lists hosted
> at Kanga.Nu:
>   Kanga.Nu has now transitioned to the new host.  Some services, such
> as list archives, FTP collections, and CVS repositories have yet to be
> fully transferred, or are not fully operational in their new
> location.  They will be coming fully back on line soon.
>   List services are now running under a new list server called
> "Kettledrum" as versus the prior "petidomo".  From the viewpoint of a
> subscriber few things should change because of this.  One thing that
> is different is that the new list server attempts to track and manage
> bouncing subscriber addresses.
>   If mail from the list to your subscription address bounces, the list
> will start sending you warning messages indicating that your account
> is in danger of being unsubscribed by the system for bouncing.
> Obviously if you receive the warning message the list *is* able to
> send messages to you, just not reliably becasue some list mail to you
> is bouncing.
>   In such a case, especially if you have handled whtever problem was
> causing the bounces, you can remove yourself from the "bouncers list"
> by sending a message from your subscription address to
> <listname>-request at kanga.nu with a message body of "unbounce".  
> eg If you receiving bounce warnings from the mud-dev list:
>   From:    <you>
>   To:      mud-dev-request at kanga.nu
>   Subject:
>   ----------
>   unbounce
>   This would remove your address from the "bouncers list".  It will
> not however prevent further bounces from your address from re-adding
> your address to the bouncers list later.
>   If your address bounces enough you will be unsubscribed from the
> list.  You will be sent warnings prior to this point however, and
> temporary conditions (such as a full mailbox for a day or so) will not
> be enough to kick you off.  Further, immediately prior to being
> unsubscribed, you will be sent a message stating why you were
> unsubscribed (which hopefully won't bounce).
> - -- 
> J C Lawrence                              Internet: claw at kanga.nu
> - ----------(*)                            Internet: coder at kanga.nu
> ..Honorary Member of Clan McFud -- Teamer's Avenging Monolith...
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