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290986Re: OT? managing my posting to this list?

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  • John Allen
    Jan 27, 2013
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      On 27/01/2013 10:48 AM, Wietse Venema wrote:
      > John Allen:
      >> Having screwed up once again and posted an OT to the list I was
      >> wondering if there is a way of deleting such postings?
      > No, but you might be able to hold mail in your queue until
      > you are certain that it is OK to send.
      >
      > Assuming that you submit via SMTP:
      >
      > /etc/postfix/main.cf:
      > smtpd_sender_restrictions = hash:/etc/postfix/sender_access
      >
      > /etc/postfix/sender_access:
      > user@... hold
      >
      > This mailing list forwards all your postings to mailboxes of
      > subscribers world-wide (some of which re-publish it on websites,
      > which are indexed by search engines etc.). There is no protocol
      > to revoke email. And if such a protocol did exist, you would not
      > have any guarantee that it is enforced.
      >
      > Wietse
      As usual the answer lies in the hands of the user, Think twice before
      writing, and then twice before sending.
      JohnA
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