On Sun, March 6, 2005 8:12 pm, Josef 'Jupp' Schugt said:
> Ben Giddings wrote:
>> Is the Mailing List <-> Newsgroup gateway gone again?  Ruby-talk seems a
>> whole lot quieter than I'm used to.
>
> This would require that only one of the media is a lot quieter than
> usual, not both. Could it be that a new e-mail malware is on the block?

Wonder what the typical ML-NG post ratio is? It does seem that the ML
is a bit quiet although I don't recall having seen posts in response to ones
that I would have missed. I guess it would take someone from the NG to
say if this is the case or not but if it is, they can't... :)

> The typical signature of this were lots of unsolicited messages from
> dial-in accounts bypassing the provider's mail server. This signature is
> invisible to me because I have chosen not to receive such messages (they
> are sent by computers with a malware infection, spammers and some Linux
> systems with a badly configured mail system).
>
> Josef 'Jupp' Schugt

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