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Re: A new game [virus]

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  • Benji Fisher
    ... My two cents: I favor a 100 kB limit. Besides limiting viruses, this would make it easier for archivers and those with slow connections. Personally, if
    Message 1 of 10 , Aug 28, 2002
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      Lubomir Host wrote:
      >
      > > Not up to me to decide. I just noted that such a filter rule affects
      > > only 3 of 477 patches. I think I've seen far more than 3 viruses sent
      > > to this list. It seems (to me anyways) that the benefits of the filter
      > > rule outweigh the statistic risks of blocking future patches. Thoughts?
      >
      > Not 3, only 1 patch is > 100 kB. Files 6.0.1-200-nolang.gz, and
      > 6.0.1-200.gz doesn't come from mailinglist.
      >
      > Patches have subject "Patch ...", viruses doesn't. Patches are from
      > Bram, viruses from others. ;)

      My two cents: I favor a 100 kB limit. Besides limiting viruses, this
      would make it easier for archivers and those with slow connections. Personally,
      if I had a legitimate 100 kB to send out, I would include just a link in the
      e-mail. (I just checked: my largest script is 33 kB.

      --Benji Fisher
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