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Re: NEVER open attachments
From: Bennett Todd <bet () rahul net>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 20:26:43 +0000

2004-03-19T19:27:53 VB:
NEVER open attachments

NEVER use a Mail User Agent (MUA) like Microsoft Outlook Express
6.00.2800.1158 (from your X-Mailer: header).

Folks like those you listed post digitally signed messages,
conforming to standards. They are doing things exactly right.

Your MUA is broken, and is incorrectly claiming that the
multipart/signed messages with a text/plain body followed by an
application/pgp-signature are some kind of attachment that requires
opening.

If you choose to use incompetently designed and poorly implemented
software, don't blame the rest of the world for the problems you
cause yourself.

But, of course, since you refuse to read digitally signed messages,
since it's unsafe with your mail user agent, you won't see this
either.

I think it's about time to procmail that X-Mailer into a junk
bucket.

-Bennett

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