Re: free linux cds
On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 09:31:11PM +0200, Richard Atterer wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 07:10:07PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > It's clearly time to consider them spam, although I'm curious what the
> > point is ...
> It's a self-perpetuating Google flop, like the d**ling b*njos thing. A
> while ago I kept contacting the posters in private, and finally found out
> that apparently google.co.in ranks our m/l archives very high for queries
> like "free linux cd", but only if the query IP is in India...
I guess, then, that they just copy and paste the last message, because
their English isn't good enough to come up with a request themselves?
It's the identical text that puzzles me more than the requests.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]