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Re: Remember the gzip-compress link?

steve@myrddin.greenend.org.uk (Stephen Early)  wrote on 15.11.96 in <m0vOCQp-0001m7C@myrddin.greenend.org.uk>:

> Kai Henningsen writes:
>  > My ISP just converted from a severely hacked Slackware to Debian. The
>  > gzip- compress link caused lost mail & news for several people ... :-(
> Is that link still there? I'm sure it was removed several releases of
> gzip ago.

That's what I thought too, so I didn't mention it. Of course, it was  
probably one day after they downloaded the .deb's ... :-(

(Changing an ISP machine *does* need some (significant) amount of  
preparation time. Even so, some things broke - though only this one seems  
to have been a serious Debian error.)

MfG Kai

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