10 Jul 2013 10 Jul '13
Hi Stephen, At 18:39 08-07-2013, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
work better. Sometimes it's appropriate to "take ownership of From".
There is a case where the mailing list administrator configured the list to take ownership of the "From". Telling people that it was not a good idea never works. It's easier to wait for the denial of service (which happened) and watch the complaints to pour in.
It doesn't work on people who convince themselves it's the only way to solve their problems. It often does work on people who are grasping at straws, and know it. You can often convince the latter that they'll only make their problems worse.