Viruses on the mailing list

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at
Thu May 16 17:05:13 UTC 2002

Am Don, 2002-05-16 um 18.35 schrieb Joel Sherrill:
> "Rude, Randy [Cont]" wrote:
> > 
> > Is it time to disallow attachments on this list?  Two viruses in as many
> > days...
> Not all attachments -- data oriented patches are OK.  But I do feel that 
> in general forbidding executable attachments is at least as effective as
> virus scan.
> This morning Jeff disallowed a number of mime types from this list.  He 
> is adding .com and .bat at my request.  He should post a full list
> shortly.
> If he missed any, point it out.
Some harsh words: To me, this miss-configured virus scanner
notifications are more embarrassing than the actual viruses. 

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