Quickie mail.python.org status

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Sep 4 12:16:40 CEST 2003


skip at pobox.com (Skip Montanaro) writes:

> (Posted via Google so some fraction of the c.l.py community sees
> it. :-)
> 
> I noticed that python-related mail has been at best trickling in today,
> so took a quick peek at mail.python.org.  Since 4am today exim has
> rejected over 15,000 messages because they contained executable
> attachments or suspicious (sobig-style) subjects.  I'm sure that's nothing
> compared to sites like SourceForge or AOL, but it conspires to keep
> useful mail from flowing through that machine.

What happened to the firewall hack?  I didn't think exim was supposed
to be *seeing* the sobig stuff...

Cheers,
mwh

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  pencil with a blunt axe.  It is equally vain to try to do
  it with ten blunt axes instead.
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