Re: need a sponsor for my parens
On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 06:01:52PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 09:56:35AM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Are these message genuine, or some kind of spam?
> People google for "sponsor" and get the list e-mail address. It's a kind of
> spam, since they've not done even 10 seconds of research to find out whether
> we might be interested, but it's a targeted spam.
I call it the duelling banjos effect. It comes up once in a while -
someone does a search for "duelling banjos" sheet music, finds about
the debian list, and goes to ask there. These requests show up in google,
so the meme goes on.
Michel "Walken" Lespinasse
"Bill Gates is a monocle and a Persian cat away from being the villain
in a James Bond movie." -- Dennis Miller