[Mailman-Developers] Please Explain !!!

Barry A. Warsaw barry@digicool.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2001 20:02:19 -0400

>>>>> "ST" == Simon Troup <simon.troup@digitalmusicart.com> writes:

    ST> Can anyone please explain why, after joining the Mailman Users
    ST> mailing list, I have been bombarded by dozens of emails that
    ST> appear to orinate form mailing lists at portal2.com and
    ST> outblaze.com and are addressed to sardy5@graffiti.net (not me
    ST> !! My email appears in "Envelope to").

I can guarantee there is no explicit connection between portal2 or
outblaze and either Mailman or python.org.  I highly doubt there's any
implicit connection either, i.e. they aren't using Mailman.  From the
Message-ID of the message you forwarded, I'd say it's a good guess
they're using Lyris <wink>.

It's also almost impossible that you got bombarded by someone
harvesting mailman-users because 1) there's no way they could have
done that in just a few minutes; 2) why didn't anybody else get