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From: "Barbara Kollhoff" <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Checking
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 10:15:50 -0500
References: <006301c6a85a$fc1e3940$829ef53f@BJK> <44BA1BF1.firstname.lastname@example.org> <00d301c6a9bb$27572980$829ef53f@BJK> <021001c6a9ce$87fd2830$829ef53f@BJK> <email@example.com>
Thank you for this information. I did, however, receive a message from
my server to the effect that is was not delivered.
> >I am just checking to see if you receive this. I sent a note earlier and
> >got it back.
> People often get confused when this happens and they're not expecting
> it. But it is a routine part of being a subscriber to a Mailing List.
> As a subscriber to the List, you should ALWAYS receive a copy of ALL
> list messages, including your own. So, sending a note and getting it
> back is normal.
> One way to check for whether it reached the Mailing List is to look
> for the [BRE] in the subject line. That is added by the List server
> as a way of identifying this message as coming from the Brethren
> Mailing List.
> A second check is to look for any information stating your message is
> being returned to you. Lacking that, you can feel confident it has
> gone through, and is even now being read by the 600+ other
> If there IS such a message attached, read it carefully, because it
> MAY be coming from the ISP of another subscriber, saying it cannot
> deliver your message to that particular individual [When that
> happens, please send a copy of the message directly to me].
> Generally, however, it is your own ISP, telling you it can't complete
> the transmission because of some error with the message. In such
> cases, check to make certain you have spelled our mailing list
> address correctly, and that you have supplied an appropriate subject
> line [sometimes, changing the words in the subject line seems to help
> -- I don't know why].
> Best regards!
> James Shuman, Co-Moderator
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