Frustration with spurious posts.
usenet_spam at janc.invalid
Sun Jul 6 04:38:19 CEST 2003
Alan Kennedy <alanmk at hotmail.com> schreef:
> Bringing an end to the problem would probably involve a fairly
> substantial admin effort on the part of the python.org admins.
No, it's the admins that run an antivirus on their mail server or the users
that use broken anti-virus/anti-spam tools that should fix their system.
It's plain stupid and irresponsible to bounce or send a mail back to a
*forged* and often randomly shuffled "From:" address, doubling or tripling
the mail traffic generated by the virus itself. :-(
(I have even seen one system "bouncing" virus mails with the attachment
included, sending the virus to an innocent user...)
"Be strict when sending and tolerant when receiving."
RFC 1958 - Architectural Principles of the Internet - section 3.9
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