[LAU] Close, but no cigar

David Jones gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Apr 1 10:29:41 UTC 2017

On Mar 31, 2017 23:56, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-03-31 at 22:22 -1000, David Jones wrote: 
> > On Mar 31, 2017 22:12, Ralf Mardorf wrote: 
> > > 
> > > > On 01 Apr 2017, at 01:22, Jeanette C. wrote: 
> > > > I started thinking, it wasn't that time of year, but then I noticed that it actually is. 
> > > 
> > > A filter rule to move mails from this particular date to a special folder (Krusty folder) doesn't harm ;). 
> > > This might work with a filter rule based on physics. Since this date does cause some kind of intellectual vacuum, the Casimir effect should work to move those mails to the Krusty folder. 
> > 
> > I think I'd recommend moving them to /dev/blackhole instead. :) 
> Then another you or me in a parallel universe would receive duplicated 
> messages, respl. all of us would receive multiple messages, if this 
> would be done by several you or me. We would get rid of the messages 
> from our universe, but receive several new from the multiverse. Let 
> alone that feedback might be possible, if so, we actually would receive 
> an endless amount of the original emails we moved to /dev/blackhole. 
> Such blackhole loops could be misused for advanced DDoS or e-mail chain 
> letters.

And god save us all if an autoreply vacation message storm occurred.

David W. Jones
gnome at hawaii.rr.com
authenticity, honesty, community

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