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RE: st: Attachments: A Big No
In essence, Statalist is run using majordomo software
as a courtesy operation by the Harvard School of Public
Health. I know nothing of the details, but I am
* if more were possible with majordomo
it would already be in use.
* no one concerned has any extra time that they
want to spend running Statalist; Marcello Pagano
and his colleagues already put in a great deal
of work, almost all behind the scenes, trouble-shooting
and so forth.
> 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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