[Tutor] Request response [virus warning / automatically stripping out MIME attachments?]

orbitz at ezabel.com orbitz at ezabel.com
Mon May 17 10:45:19 EDT 2004

I'm for filtration.

On Sun, 16 May 2004 23:54:24 -0700 (PDT)
Danny Yoo <dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> [Nnot really about Python, but more about python-tutor mailing list
> administrative stuff.]
> Yikes.
> Lumbricus, check your system for viruses --- we just got a mail message
> that appears to be addressed by you, but is obviously something that's not
> written by you.  At first glance, it looks like virus email.  Can you
> double check your system?
> Folks, should we institute something like a filter on attachments?  The
> new version of the mailing system software does offer the option of
> automatically stripping all non-ascii MIME attachments; I hadn't enabled
> it yet, but am considering doing so.  There is also an option for
> automatically stripping HTML from messages.
> What do people think about this?  If there are no objections, I'll start
> enabling the MIME/HTML filtering to prevent anything like this happening.
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