Off topic [Fwd: Check this]

Arjun Ray aray at
Tue Sep 28 07:11:39 BST 1999

On Tue, 28 Sep 1999, Marcus Carr wrote:

> > Just a heads-up that a virus appears to have invaded Bob Harris'
> > mailbox, so may be headed your way. [...] Best to just delete this 
> > on sight.
> ... unlike what I did, which was send it as an attachement out to a
> list. My sincere apologies to all - it was a very sloppy move. 

All these problems would vanish if only people used *real* mailreading
software, instead of bogotically conceived adjuncts to multimegabyte
trailing-edge crippleware hysterically touted as some kind of "advanced
technology". Like this:

  X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.61 [en] (WinNT; I)

Although arguably, the users of a similar product from Redmond may be in
worse shape.  They deserve no sympathy either. 


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