Open Education, Open Minds, but No Communication?

PLoS Biology published an article entitled Open Education, Open Minds, in which they solicited ideas for contributions to a series on life sciences education:

Contributions to the Education Series are encouraged; ideas should be sent to

So I sent in an e-mail and got back

> This message was created automatically by mail delivery software.
> A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
> recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:
>     retry timeout exceeded

Hmm. Either they have a very intelligent spam filter that filters on content relevance to the Open Education series (and I failed the filter), or they failed to actually try sending themselves e-mail...


(This was duplicated by someone else, sending from a different e-mail server. So it's not just me.)

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