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Re: Suspicious email message intercepted

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: Suspicious email message intercepted
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 14:18:51 -0400
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On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 02:09:24PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> Donald Sharp <address@hidden> writes:
> > What happens if someone wants to post a vbs script that works with
> > cvs?
> They can zip the file before sending it, or (even better) send a
> pointer to a webpage that contains the script rather than clogging up
> everyone's mail spools with file attachments.

It's has been acceptable in the past to include scripts on the info-cvs
list.  I say it should stay acceptable.

Actually the best solution would be to use a email system that
is totally immune to the outlook express virii problem...

> Of course a more important part of the solution would be for the
> servers sending out these virus reports to be configured to not reply
> to mailing lists, but you can bet that'll never happen :-(

Actually it's a fairly good thing to send out the warning email
to a list.  People might thus avoid getting the virus.


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