Python spam?

Aahz aahz at
Thu Nov 30 22:40:49 CET 2006

In article <mailman.895.1164917209.32031.python-list at>,
Thomas Heller  <theller at> wrote:
>Aahz schrieb:
>> Anyone else getting "Python-related" spam?  So far, I've seen messages
>> "from" Barry Warsaw and Skip Montanaro (although of course header
>> analysis proves they didn't send it).
>I'm getting spam not only from Barry, but also from myself ;-) with
>forged headers.  But I'm not sure what you mean with Python-related...
>Not the contents, IIRC.

Thing is, I don't usually get spam "from" people I know (or at least it
gets filtered before I see it), so someone is clearly using some resource
of Python-related email addresses.  Just seems rather odd, and I wonder
whether it's some kind of DoS attack or what.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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