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Re: [Full-disclosure] FD / lists.grok.org - bad SSL cert

From: <A.L.M.Buxey_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jan 06 2009 - 09:19:11 GMT
To: anonymous pimp <anonymouspimp@gmail.com>


> It's off topic for this thread. FD, by it's very nature, is designed

I wonder why so much effort is spent discussing a self-signed web interface for unsubscribing from a mialing list - when the email headers clearly state how to leave via an email message and not bother with a web interface at all. most decent email clients can deal with such mailing list headers.

> Also, don't just change ths subject, please. Make a new thread. Simply
> changing the topic does not make it a new thread, many mail clients
> show it as part of the same thread.

aye. A bane of my life. I wrote a draft RFC which covered 2 mechanisms to allow email clients to break the message thread (specifically unhook the In-Reply-To and Reference headers) if the client detected that a thread was being hijacked (eg subject deleted with a new one - or the entire body of the email deleted (so no reply > lines etc) - unfortunately there wasnt much support :-|


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