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Alan Pritchard alan.pritchard at
Mon May 22 15:18:25 UTC 2006

Never been aware of spam arizing from tz

Alan Pritchard

On 5/22/06, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] <olsona at>
> I'm also worried about spam; that's why electronic mail addresses have
> been purged from the time zone distribution (and most especially from
> the source data files such as "northamerica" which end up on millions of
> computers worldwide).
> The gmane site's archive of stuff that's gone out on the time zone
> mailing list extends back to July 2004; has tz-linked spam been seen
> since then?
> And...if the gmane mailing list archive is a bad thing, is the elsie
> ftpable mailing list archive also a bad thing (or is security through
> difficulty of use sufficient)?
>                                 --ado

Best wishes
Alan Pritchard MPhil FCLIP MBCS
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