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Re: it's fixed now
Nice job, John. Julie, we appreciate the corrections on your end. Merry
Christmas to you both.
----- Original Message -----
From: John S. Quarterman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, December 24, 1999 10:58 AM
Subject: it's fixed now
> It seems we had a mail loop. Someone's vacation program wasn't quite
> configured correctly, and responded to every message to the list with
> another message. I've removed her from the list for the moment.
> Don't worry; I'll put her back on as soon as I'm sure her vacation
> program is turned off.
> Meanwhile, several of you have sent requests to get off the list.
> Gary's advice is good, but the problem is now fixed, so I ask
> you to please bear with us. Besides, all the messages you were
> going to get are already in your mailbox, so it wouldn't do you
> any good to get off the list now.
> Last night's digest has already gone out, unfortunately, but I have
> removed all the looped messages from the digest that will go out tonight.
> I think this is only the second time we've ever had such a loop on this
> For that we're fortunate.
> Nonetheless, I apologize for not catching it sooner. This sleeping stuff
> is hazardous to the list. :-)
> I am taking steps to ensure that other people will be handling the list
> when I'm offline.
> John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
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