Re: [OT] Posting styles
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On 07.04.2012 12:48, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 07/04/12 19:28, Mika Suomalainen wrote:
>> On 07.04.2012 12:11, Wayne Topa wrote:
>>> On 04/07/2012 04:16 AM, Mika Suomalainen wrote:
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>>>>> How utterly ridiculous and pointless to sign messages
>>>>> posted to mailing lists. I agree with Chris Bannister.
>>> As do I,
>>>> In case you haven't noticed, there are other people who are
>>>> signing messages, which are sent to mailing lists. Do you
>>>> think that it would be better if people spoofed my email and
>>>> sent offensive messages to the list and noone had any way to
>>>> check did I really sent those messages?
>>> Who would want to spoof YOUR Mail.
>>> I have been on this list for 19 years now and do not recall
>>> anyone being spoofed.
>>> From the tenor of your mails, I doubt anyone would gain
>>> anything from it.
> Apart from Mika... in which case he's best to not sign his posts
> and claim his account was hijacked by an idiot.
>> Wanting to spoof and being able to spoof are two different
> A giraffe and a zebra are two different things also. So what?
> Do you even know what spoofing is?
Forging email to look like being send from another address unless it
has got a different meaning lately.
> What makes you think a spoofed email address is going to get
> published and why haven't you filed a bug report?
As far as I know, this list is unmoderated and everyone can post here.
If I understood correctly, it also means that there is no checking is
email address spoofed or not.
> Kind regards
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