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Re: st: Attachments: A Big No
My apologies. I am one of the culprit who sent an attachment. I
simply was not aware.
On 8/5/05, Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> At 07:40 PM 8/5/2005 +0100, Nick Cox wrote:
> >In two cases today, people sent attachments with their postings.
> >The Statalist FAQ is totally explicit, and I would have hoped
> >totally clear, on this matter:
> I'll add that my campus antivirus software added a bunch of messages like
> this to those messages:
> WARNING! POSSIBLE VIRUS FILE ATTACHMENT RENAMED FOR YOUR PROTECTION!
> followed by a couple of paragraphs of further warning. Luckily I had no
> idea what the answer was to that question, so it wouldn't have mattered
> even if I had not realized it was a legitimate message. :)
> If you happen to have control of your own web page - one thing I often do
> is "hide" files on the web. You can then give people links if you want
> them to see what you are talking about.
> As noted, the FAQ says "Statalist software may trap these formatted messages
> or attachments without sending an error message to you." Obviously the
> trap does not always work - is there a way to improve this?
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