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RE: Whence the spam/virus filter?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'cgf is always watching!'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 19:52:15 -0000
- Subject: RE: Whence the spam/virus filter?
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
On 03 November 2006 16:58, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 03:50:44PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 03 November 2006 15:36, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>>> There have been no fewer than *seven* (no, wait... nine? ten?)
>>> virus-laden messages slip on the list in the past 24 hours. Am I
>>> mis-remembering that we have spam (and /virus/) filters, or are they
>>> letting things through?
>>> I guess mostly I'm checking that someone is working on it, as the rate
>>> of arrival is starting to get ridiculous.
>> I dropped a note to overseers but I imagine it's the us-uk time zone
>> difference that's meant nobody's seen to it yet.
> You really don't have to do this. I notice these things and take
> steps to correct them. You just add to the spam by being one of the
> many "helpful" people clamoring to bring it to my attention.
> I have had system problems for the last few days which make it hard
> to read email but that just means I have to deal with 27 people saying
> "HEY! I JUST NOTICED A VIRUS!" all at once.
Well, I just thought maybe you sleep sometimes. :)
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....