On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 09:55:45AM -0500, Chris Wolf wrote:
Now that I look at it closely, I'm not quite sure what would be the
recommended filtering rule if you wanted an auto-reply to be used
for every incoming message, as you might for a "vacation" message.
Seems like this would not be a good practice and something you might
not really want. i.e. auto-responders about so-and-so being on
vacation when you send to a list like MSUNAG is really annoying. I
don't care that so-and-so is gone because I didn't contact them in the
first place... I simply emailed the list. (Sorry, pet peeve!)
On high-volume lists, such as those on securityfocus.com, it will get
you involuntarily unsubscribed. I think a better solution would be a
rule using "Addressed to", so when someone sends to you specifically,
you let that person know you are not available.
Hope this helps,