also sprach Craig P. Steffen <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003.09.23.1745 +0200]: > I do it in an even simpler way (keep in mind I don't really have > bandwidth limitations). I have my mail filter (kmail) set up so > it trashes any mail message with the string ".exe", ".pif", > ".bat", or ".scr". So you are not going to read this? > I guess I could see why someone who developed in windows might be > getting .bat or .scr files (I assume .scr is an extension for > windows scripts?). Screensavers. > However, I find it hard to think of legitimate reasons for someone > to send me an executable file. Any legit executable is going to > be bigger than most people are going to want to receive via e-mail > anyway. That's what the web is for. Open your eyes. I doubt that 90% of the users even know what file size is. They will send everything, from MP3s to 30Mb archives. The other day, I got a 450Mb email with 50 1600x1200 "pictures from the summer" attached. -- Please do not CC me when replying to lists; I read them! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, and user `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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