[OS X TeX] away from my mail

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Fri Feb 24 07:55:41 EST 2006

Le 24 févr. 06 à 11:08, Victor Ivrii a écrit :

> Autoreponders and List-Servers should run according to the strict  
> rules.

You probably weren't there at the time, but an interesting episode  
occurred on 25-26 August 2004, when some user set up a spam filter  
identifying every message from the list as spam, reporting it, the  
report message being distributed to list members and generating  
another spam report as a response and so forth, entering the infamous  
Infinite Loop. Thousands of messages were generated in six hours  
before action could finally be taken.

This occupies most of pages 110 to 131 of the Gmane threaded archive  
of the list <http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx>, starting  
at <http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx/2158> and  
finishing at <http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx/4245>.

For the "historians" here,

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