Anybody else having problem *sending* mail to this list?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Sep 6 04:16:51 CEST 2003


"Skip Montanaro" <skip at pobox.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.1062780020.16308.python-list at python.org...
>
>     Terry> Yes, a worldwide virus-induced mail blizzard.
>
> This has been my biggest gripe about the damn virus.  The virus
itself was
> no problem for me since I don't use Windows, but the thousands of
"you have
> a virus!" mails sent in response clogged my inbox until I trained
SpamBayes
> to view them as spam.  Is there any reasonable way to get the
anti-virus
> vendors to realize they are a very large part of the problem?
Shouldn't
> virus scanners simply eat the virus and not send another mail?  Does
anyone
> have a list of a-v vendors' email addresses so I can harangue them a
bit on
> the topic?

How about sending them 'virus' mail with their own addresses as the
faked return, so they can spam themselves and each other?

Terry ;-)






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