Please don't post Microsoft Windows Viruses or Worms to the mailing list (Was: Re: [kaffe] Your details)

Dalibor Topic robilad at
Wed Aug 20 08:50:02 PDT 2003

Hi Jim,

Jim Pick wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 17:03:12 -0700
> Jim White <jim at> wrote:
>>I'm getting a slew of those bogus emails, but at least my system won't 
>>be sending any.
> Yeah, there's 147 messages in the moderation queue right now.  :-(
> We're just moderating posts that appear to come from people not on the
> list.  If a worm is going to be smart enough to harvest emails from the
> mailing list archives, and use those to fake posts to the list, mailman
> is going to let those through.  I might have to add some additional
> layers of defenses...

would it be possible to automatically block & bounce e-mails with 
attachments that are windows executables (PIF, EXE, VBS, whetever they 
have on that weird platform)?

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