[E-Lang] defense in depth

Marc Stiegler marcs@skyhunter.com
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 10:50:33 -0700


Yes, please fix this if you can. The newsgroup header is a continuing source
of trouble to me, though I have figured out a less clumsy way of working
around  it.

--marcs

----- Original Message -----
From: Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap@cs.jhu.edu>
To: Nikita Borisov <nikitab@cs.berkeley.edu>
Cc: <e-lang@eros-os.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 6:45 AM
Subject: Re: [E-Lang] defense in depth


> Nikita Borisov wrote:
>
> > The isaac.lists.e-lang group is a local newsgroup that mirrors e-lang
> > list and provides a newsreader interface for a few folks here at
> > Berkeley.  I believe messages that David sends, as well as this message,
> > should include a "To: e-lang@eros-os.org" field, but it will also have a
> > "Newsgroups:" field in the header.  If this is not the case, or if the
> > Newsgroups header confuses your mail reader, I should be able to install
> > a filter to fix this.
>
> I have seen the same problem, and I have also reported it to Nikita (or
> it may have been someone else there) before. This sort of issue is one
> of the reasons we specifically ask people NOT to gateway these lists.
>
> Nikita: I think we can now treat it as confirmed that the "newsgroups"
> header does indeed confuse some of the mail readers. If you can filter
> it out, please do so.
>
> Jonathan
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