EMBARRASSING TO THE LIST: Re: *WARNING* Your Email Account Will Be Closed

Derrick J Brashear shadow at dementia.org
Wed Jun 1 14:33:50 EDT 2005

On Mon, 30 May 2005, Mark Nernberg wrote:

> This, along with other similar such things, should be a total embarrassment
> to the list administrators and operators.

I hear cmu is hiring if you'd like to fix it. Your email address suggests 
you're local.

> Considering that Project Cyrus aims to produce "secure" software, the total
> lack of even basic anti-virus screening on the listserve (or, if there is
> screening, the total failure of it), reeks of laziness on the part of the
> system operators.

No effort will be spent on majordomo. CMU is working on deploying mailman, 
and is short staffed enough that it makes more sense to work on that than 
on this.

> As such, I now question the validity of the claims that Cyrus IMAPD and SASL
> are relatively secure.  If the programmers are as lazy as the system
> operators, then IMAPD and SASL must be full of holes.

If wishes were trees, trees would be falling.


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