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Re: Potential Junk Mail (fwd)

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 03:52:24AM +0100, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> >I'm getting these every time I send an announcement to
> > .  I'm guessing I'm not the only one who
> >get's these, so can this guy be unsubscribed?
> The email is coming from the automatic copy of cygwin-announce to the
> cygwin mailing list, so the guy is subscribed to the cygwin mailing
> list.  I don't know why that message is being flagged as spam.  Maybe
> because of the upper case.
> In any event, I've unsubscribed this person from the cygwin mailing list.


> Btw, putting your email address and this guy's email address in the text
> of your message is a good way to make sure that you get spam in the
> future since spam harvesters routinely walk the cygwin lists.
> We don't mask the email addresses in the body of the messages,
> unfortunately.

Well, after a week of exposure, the below address has been filling up, so I
guessed so. :-) Not tham I'm complaining, it's intentional after all.

Next time I'll have to remember, when I'm including someone else's address, not
so hit the send button so hastily.


Elfyn McBratney (
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