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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000103.txt from 1995/01

From: "Robert E. Winston" <rwinston@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: Removal from list
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 1995 22:34:50 -0500

At 9:24 PM 1/6/95, pauline minevich f wrote:
> Today I received a message announcing my removal from the Klarinet list.
> Since I certainly did not request this action, I am confused and upset -
> I enjoy the list very much, and have never sent an unmannerly message or a
> flame.It would be much appreciated if someone could explain this to me.
> Thanks,

Unless you compared Mozart to Kenny G, in which case Dan personally booted
you off the list, it's probably just an impersonal slap in the face from
the UNIX gods. Get used to it. They do this now and then.

Most likely, your mail system bounced some mail - the system was down or
your mail box was full - so the Listserv cut you off. That's a performance
and security precaution. If you'd ever been on a list where the bounced
messages get back to the group address then bounce again in an endless loop
you'd appreciate this feature.

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