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Re: Spam

On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 04:51:06 -0500 (Central Daylight Time) "Gerald V. Livingston II" <debuser@sysmatrix.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:59:59 +0200 Dije DJ Mashao
> <daniel@daniel.eng.uct.ac.za> wrote:
> > Since joining  this mailing list I have received over 100 spam emails.
> I
> > just joined yesterday.
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> >
> /------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > ------/
> > Daniel J. Mashao                                daniel@eng.uct.ac.za
> You must have done something else at the same time (yesterday) to attract
> the spam. I've been on this list (and a few other Debian lists) with this
> email address for about a year now and it receives about 1 spam per week.
> Definitely not 100 per day.
> G

Aha -- Not "SPAM" -- "SWEN". There is a difference. And now I'm having them
roll in. Someone out there who is subscribed isn't wearing proper

Oh well -- any mail that isn't addressed a specific way here (like Swen)
gets dumped off to a hold box. I'm running IMAP on the server and accessing
via a winbox that I carry between work and home (running Mahogany/Win-32 --
it took a port of a good linux client to come up with a Windows IMAP client
that works the way it's supposed to <grin>).


Gerald V. Livingston II

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