Partial phase out of * addresses

Jeremy Newman jnewman at
Tue Aug 14 16:37:16 CDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 13:37 -0700, Duane Clark wrote:
> As mentioned about a month ago, we were planning to phase out the 
> email addresses, and use exclusively. It looks 
> like the few holdouts have converted over for awhile now, so I added a 
> filter to the mailman program to silently drop anything mailed to 
> If Jeremy wants to set the MTA (or whatever) to reject those addresses, 
> that might be better. Then anyone accidently mailing to the wrong 
> address would (presumably) get a delivery error message. And it would 
> take a small portion of the load off mailman.

I can configure the mail server to stop accepting emails at
any time. It is a one line change in the server config.

Anyone opposed to this speak up now. I'll give it a few more days of

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