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These guys were all lemmings in a past life

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>Rather than write my own opinion, I'll plagiarize and append one that
>quotes one with which I wholly agree.
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>Sorry about the meta-message,
>Rob
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>Rob Rohr
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>Rather than write my own opinion, I'll just quote one that exactly
>matches
>what I would have said:
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>On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, J. Greg MacKinnon wrote:
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>>I am not so sure that we should throw these messages out.  They serve
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>>few functions:
>>1.  You are being reminded constantly that these are a lot of
>>virus-infected messages out there, perhaps this will help drive home
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>>lesson that you MUST be cautions with unsolicited email.
>>2.  There are occasional false positives and rare
>>legitimate-yet-infected messages which perhaps should not be dropped.
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>>Let people filter "[VIRUS REMOVED]" as filter "[SPAM]" and other
>>undesirable mail.
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>I think letting people choose if they want to drop them is a good idea,
>and we'll be adding functionality to the web based filtering programs to
>do so soon.
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>The thought of throwing away email with no notification for all users
>makes me very nervous.
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>mga.
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