Re: AMBER: Note to all concerning filtering of messages posted to the amber list.

From: Stef <steletch.free.fr>
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 10:33:17 +0200

Le mardi 05 octobre 2004 12:51 -0700, Ross Walker a crit :
> Hi All,
>
> Just a quick note concerning one of the filtering rules that is in place for
> the amber mailing list. In order to cut down on the amount of bandwidth the
> list consumes we are encouraging people to trim their messages. This
> especially applies to signature lines. Could you please ensure that you
> remove other people signatures from messages you reply to.
>
> Note:- there is a rule that will filter any message that contains the
> following signature:
>
> ">>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>> The AMBER Mail Reflector
> >>> To post, send mail to amber.scripps.edu
> >>> To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amber" to majordomo.scripps.edu"
>
> Thus if you simply reply to somebody's message and leave this signature line
> in place your message will not get posted to the list.
>
> All the best
> Ross
>
>
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I've let your signature on purpose ;-)

To have the removal done mostly automatically, it is sufficient to
precede it by '-- ' as stated in the rfc (note : 2 '-' plus one
space ' '). Like this, when one replies, the signature is normally
cropped from the orignal mail (see on mine for instance).

Stef

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