Avoid the ORBS blockade!

Suhaib Siddiqi ssiddiqi@ipass.net
Fri Aug 13 07:49:00 GMT 1999


> 
> If you want to post to cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com, but are unable to
> because your mail server is listed in the ORBS database then just send a
> copy of your message (bcc preferably) to keith@tardis.ed.ac.uk and
> they'll be automatically forwarded (c.f. Larry Hall's test message).
> 

Hmmmmm... do you know what can happen?  IF a spamer reads your message
he will use your autoforward to spam the whole list, potentially others
over the Internet.  In my opinion not a very good idea to post these
kind of services to a public mailing list.


> The message will still appear to be from you and you will still get a
> bounced message from cygwin (until your out of the ORBS list).
> 
> Keith
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