Need trusted NTP Sources

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Fri Feb 7 02:42:07 UTC 2014

On 2/6/2014 8:24 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:

> Mailing lists aren't *supposed* to set Reply-To, Larry; your mail client is
> supposed to have a Reply To List command.

It does.  And does not light up for most of the lists I am on (including 
one I "own").  I am apparently not bright enough to notice when it does 
light up.

  Most "consumer" MUAs, of course,
> don't.
> Reply-All is a (usually) winked-upon subterfuge, or you can do like I
> do and just manually readjust the To header when you reply to the list.

The later apparently requiring even more brain power than I able to 
bring to bear on the problem.

A FB community I am part of has several people in it that work in the 
same company--much flapping about a message sent to all--including 
people on continents who have no capability of being interested.  Much 
don't send replies to "all"--sent to "all".

> Just don't do what I do and accidentally set it to NANOG when you're
> replying to a different list's message.  :-)

I was mildly chastised yesterday about a lengthy thread that I started 
about GPSs on MTRA when I could swear that I started on MTR.

Old age has not been kind to me.

> Cheers,
> -- jra

And I did consider sending this just to Jay, but decided the public 
humbling would be good.

You need not bother everybody to tell me I was wrong.  Again.

It will get warm again someday.  I'm pretty sure.

Requiescas in pace o email           Two identifying characteristics
                                         of System Administrators:
Ex turpi causa non oritur actio      Infallibility, and the ability to
                                         learn from their mistakes.
                                           (Adapted from Stephen Pinker)

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