Date: Thu, 11.01.07 12:49
FidoNews Editor MIA?
RW>>>> Since they're really ION nodes without contact info in the
RW>>>> nodelist, they can get thier mail from many of the telnet nodes.
RW>>>> Todd Cochrane
MvdV>>> Of course. They can get echomail anywhere they want, but if they
MvdV>>> have no listed contact information, they are really operating as
MvdV>>> points and therefore should be listed as such. I.E. not in the
RW>>> And apparently they're too stupid to find a free email address to
RW>>> put in the nodelist to make them contactable. Hotmail, Yahoo,
RW>>> Gmail, all of them must be full up...
ml>> errmmm... email addresses in the nodelist are for the transfer of
ml>> fidonet mail packets... not for direct personal contact... MIME and
ml>> UUencoded PKTs are a(nother) way of tunneling fidonet traffic in
ml>> much the same way as using FTP...
RW>> Then it wouldn't be against the rules to send them a netmail via
ml> i dunno what "rules" per se' but yes... that would seem to be the
Which is why most people who are listed in that manner have it that way.
Personal communication when nothing else seems to work.
ml> i made my comment with the vision of someone bitching because
ml> they sent email to a robot address and were complaining because no
ml> human responded ;)
And then there is the email sent to the robot and a human does answer. As
in echolist robot.
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