It's not really a web standards issue, but the current acceptable
standard for email list servers it to trap 'out of office' messages
and /dev/null them with extreme prejudice.

If the current list software can not do this, perhap it too should be

I am subscribed to dozens of email lists and this is the only one that
relays out of office spam. Not a good look for a group promoting
quality and standards in communication.


On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 9:52 AM,  <> wrote:
> <rant>
> After a while, we humans decide that small annoyances need to end and after
> hearing from an individual I don't know that  "I am off sick today" on the
> WSG group, I have decided enough is enough. What Russ and his band of
> compatriots did back 15 years or so ago to create a group and spread the
> word has been fantastic howeever it needs a revival.
>     The vast majority of us are techie, web developers who know a thing or
> two about great websites that are accessible. Isn't that what WSG is crying
> out for? Gopher and Archie have sadly gone and so should the current flavour
> of WSG.
>      WSG could be reincarnated into a thing of beauty and a site to behold
> beacuse with HTML5, a sprinkling of accessibility knowledge and a bunch of
> us hacking away, we could show the world that sites can be accessible and
> uber-cool at the same time.
> Over to you...
> </rant>
> PS Hope you're feeling better
> Ewen Hill
> Project Manager.
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