Quoting Sean Rima (sean at tcob1.net):
> I personally see no reason to send attachments to lists.
Drew Streib has been known to make some extremely effective arguments
why PGP-signing needs (for the benefit of us all) to become ubiquitous,
routine, and transparent, and that MIME signing is necessary for that.
And many have pointed out that clearsigning is unsightly and considered
obnoxious. And many (including me) have railed against the clueless
inclusion of binary attachments so long that we fear to make an
exception for crypto, less the overall message about not sending out
junk be lost.
The choice of evils is not a happy one. There's no good answer.
> And at the end of the day you can also submit virii etc via
Hey, I remember those, and the people dumb enough to execute them.
That was back when people still used legacy Microsoft operating systems
and MUAs, right?
Please see http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/faq/#virus (and the three addenda
Cheers, "That article and its poster have been cancelled."
Rick Moen -- David B. O'Donnel, sysadmin for America Online
rick at linuxmafia.com
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