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Re: Why does the server allow attachments anyway ???

Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> wrote:
>On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 11:19:45PM -0800, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
>> Note that my own mailer configuration does do some automatic processing
>> when it encounters a GPG signature.
>parsing the data and using it to verify message authenticity is a far
>cry from executing it as a program or handing the data off to an
>shell interpreter.  

... which I hear mh/metamail used to do, once upon a time. Oops. At
least *that* hole was plugged once it was noticed.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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