Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of faq/email/autoresponder


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Jan 17, 2008, 9:16:03 PM (14 years ago)
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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    1 == How do I add an Autoresponder? ==
     1= How do I add an Autoresponder? =
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    33Regardless of which web mail you use (or even if you don't use web mail at all), you can set an auto response message when you are on vacation or away from your email.
     
    77Before diving into how to do this: please remember that setting an auto-responder may cause some surprises for you.
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    9 Consider how much email you get that you ''don't'' want an auto response to go to. For example, email discussion lists. Automated vender emails and reminders. Spam. Our auto responder does its best to not respond to spam or email list mail, but at times it does make mistakes.
     9Consider how much email you get that you ''don't'' want an auto response to go to. For example, it's probably not a good idea to autorespond to:
     10 * email discussion lists
     11 * automated vendor emails and reminders
     12 * spam
     13Our auto responder does its best to not respond to spam or email list mail, but at times it does make mistakes.
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    1115While wanting an auto-responder is reasonable, the way email works in the world is unfortunately not conducive to it!
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    13 If you would like to set an auto-responder anyway, you can do so by logging into the [https://members.mayfirst.org Members Control Panel] and click the My Settings Link.
     17If you would like to set an auto-responder anyway:
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     19 * log into the [https://members.mayfirst.org Members Control Panel]
     20 * click the "My Settings" link
     21 * fill in the form appropriately