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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: Bug reporting, handling rules
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2011 01:32:33 GMT

On Sep 7, 2011, at 6:18 PM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Dave Fisher <> wrote:
>> Prior to this post this person was using
>> How are either of these real or valid? Is this post coming from the test forum?
>> Shouldn't a moderator turn this subscription off? (or not allow it in?)
> I'm a list moderator.  What's the argument for unsubscribing the user?
> Is it causing technical problems?  Is the user being disruptive?
> I'd recommend handling this via respectful discussion with the user on
> the list, expressing your concerns.  I don't see anything here that
> demands urgent and drastic action.  The user has made good
> contributions to discussions on several threads.

The issue is that he is apparently sending email from a bogus email address using one or more MX servers.

Perhaps the change between athena and nike is a clue and the address domain is being taken
from the MX server name?

The individual is using webmail - maybe it's a bug with the smtp for the webmail
of a big French ISP? (Coincidently, both Eric and Hagar use the same ISP -just broadband or
adsl without this same issue.)

Certainly it might help to reach out to this particular anonymous person, but let's not turn
this into a GMANE discussion.


> -Rob

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