I'm waiting for someone to send around a poll with MS-outlook voting
buttons to determine if the majority of folk appreciated/were irritated by
the warnings on this list ...
(btw, thanks to all concerned for the warnings, saved us a lot of hassle
On Thu, 4 May 2000, 'Brian Scanlan' wrote:
> On Thu, May 04, 2000 at 02:42:40PM +0100, Fergal Moran wrote:
> > Pardon my French - but bollocks. This virus is a big one - and the majority
> > of lists that I am on have got a warning from someone or other - and I for
> > one appreciate the warnings.
>> It's a big one _for Windows users who use Outlook_. Nothing to do with Linux
> or Unix.
>> In my abode of work, we subscribe to useful Windows virii mailing lists. We
> got warnings about the virus earlier today. Is this beyond some folk?
> We've got one NT workstation and one NT workstation remotely accessable on our
> network. Nothing mission critical or anything.
>> Whatever sysadmin relys on a off-topic posting to an internet mailing list
> deserves to be virused. ;)
>> Who here has never received a mythical virus warning? An utterly inaccurate
> one, spread by vaguely well meaning though clueless induhviduals? Mailing
> "useful" virus warnings like this to every mailing list you can think of
> creates a culture where people think they're supposed to forward any virus
> warning, illegitimate or not, to everybody they know and their mailing lists.
>> If you are actually concerned with viruses, there's plenty of authoritive
> warning mailing lists out there.
> How can I, that girl standing there, |
> My attention fix |
> On Roman or on Russian W.B. |
> Or on Spanish politics... Yeats 1939 |
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