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Subject: Re: HTML - was RE: Flashed RB still having charging issues..
From: mrlipring (mrlipring_at_tiscali.co.uk)
Date: 2003-10-22


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Hoekstra" <chris_hoekstra_at_hotmail.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 4:56 PM
Subject: Re: HTML - was RE: Flashed RB still having charging issues..

> Now apply that to spam. Why don't people just stop sending spam?
>
> Apply that philosophy to virus's.
>
> How about installing patches? Why don't users just install patches and
> fix the holes out there? Why don't they just upgrade their versions of
> their software to fix the security holes? Because it is a pain in the
> ass!
>
> That is why every single system administrator out there learns to
> control the environment. When you are dealing with lots of variables,
> you learn to use programs like stripmime.pl, or install virus checkers,
> or spam filters.
>
> yeah, it is easy to say "let's all do this", but that will rarely work.
> However, if you say "go ahead, send what you will and we will resend
> the corrected material" then you have the difference between a system
> that works, and a system that works well and satisfies its users.
>
> A few minutes worth of administration time saves a TON of bitching and a
> few seconds time hundreds.
>

thing is, spam and viruses etc are attacks and exploits from hostile
individuals. we're all meant to be like minded similarly focused people on
this list. you choose to be here. you don't choose to get spam or virused or
hacked. this is about etiquette, not security. what you're talking about are
two completely different things.

this is getting pretty off-topic too, so take this to email or whatever.
either way, if you don't like the rules of the list, you don't have to stay
subscribed.



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