Re: Corrupt Updates: what to do?
Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 18:12:25 GMT
"Tim" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 20:46:12 GMT,
| "N6BAH" <brittNOSPAMdickson@earthlink.net> posted:
| > I don't get your signature line. ???
| Which bit?
This one. I've used the virus-free line, but not having the mind-set
of someone who would send viruses (not that you do either) I never
considered it to be as dumb as you've shown it is.
Thanks for the explanation.
| "This message was sent without a virus, please delete some
| files yourself."
| Is an old joke. Made all the more pertinent, recently, by the
| proliferation of stupid signatures inserted by people's anti-virus software
| proclaiming that the message was sent virus free. A worse than useless
| message, as anybody could write exactly the same thing on a message that
| does include a virus, and people will stupidly believe it's safe because
| the message said it was.
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