How to test if a module exists?

Martin Gregorie martin at address-in-sig.invalid
Wed Nov 10 14:12:24 CET 2010

On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 12:04:01 +0000, Mark Wooding wrote:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> writes:
>> I see that you published my unobfuscated e-mail address on USENET for
>> all to see. I obfuscated it for a reason, to keep the spammers away.
>> I'm assuming this was a momentary lapse of judgement, for which I
>> expect an apology. Otherwise, it becomes grounds for an abuse complaint
>> to your ISP.
> Don't be silly!  If anything, using forged email addresses in Usenet
> headers is closer to abuse.  Note that there's nothing to stop
> `new_zealand' from becoming a TLD at some point (the underscore makes it
> unlikely, I grant).  If you'd mangled the local part, or used an
> explicitly reserved TLD such as `example', then there wouldn't be a
> problem.
Using the .invalid TLD is a generally accepted way of writing an 
intentionally fake address for use in USENET.

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