Re: (fwd) I am a shithead, Windows 95 rules
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On Sat, 1 Mar 1997, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> Found this sad e-mail on comp.os.linux.announce.
I don't think Lars really wrote it. The signature can't be checked. PGP
does not even say it's a bad sig, it just says that there is a "Bad ASCII
armor character, line 1". Look at the headers, it doesn't look like
it came from anywhere near Finland. However, I don't know how it got
through Lars, who is the moderator, but I know it's possible to bypass the
> Path: miriam.fuller.edu!psinntp!psinntp!howland.erols.net!rill.news.pipex.net!pipex!dispatch.news.demon.net!demon!fido.news.demon.net!demon!news2.euro.net!wirehub!xs4all!basement.replay.com!mail2news-gw
> From: email@example.com (Lars Wirzenius)
> Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce,comp.os.ms-windows.advocacy,comp.os.linux.advocacy
> Subject: I am a shithead, Windows 95 rules
> Date: 1 Mar 1997 16:31:45 +0100
> Organization: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Approved: email@example.com
> Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> NNTP-Posting-Host: basement.replay.com
> X-XS4ALL-Date: Sat, 01 Mar 1997 16:31:48 MET
> X-To: email@example.com
> X-Mail2News-Errors-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Lines: 34
> Xref: miriam.fuller.edu comp.os.linux.announce:2664 comp.os.ms-windows.advocacy:80977 comp.os.linux.advocacy:67078
> Read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before you mail me.
> Please don't Cc public replies to me.
This is not the sig Lars used to have before he left the project.
> *** This is posted via the replay mail2news gateway: ***
> * No attempt was made to verify the sender's identity. *
and how about this? This definitely says that Lars could not have posted
it. That's a pretty nasty joke someone played on Lars.
Proudly running Debian Linux! Linux vs. Windows is a no-Win situation....
Igor Grobman email@example.com
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