on Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 12:03:34AM +1000, Russell Coker (email@example.com) wrote: > On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 21:35, Karsten M. Self wrote: > > Which is a damned good reason for Debian not to package > > viruses and spam mailers. Or tools which can be readily subverted as > > such. > > My Postal program can be used for DOS attacks on mail servers, and has been > used for such on at least one occasion (*). "Can be used" and "is designed to do when used as directed" has already been dealt with and dismissed as a separate case from the one under consideration. My understanding of postal is that it is launched at the direction of a local user. While this could be embedded into other mechanisms (cgi, procmail, etc.), it's not packaged or designed specifically for this. Peace. -- Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/ What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? Spread the real scoop on Xenu and The Church of Scientology, link <a href="http://xenu.net/";>Scientology</a> on your website.
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