[CentOS] CentOS mailing list probe message (fwd)

William L. Maltby BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com
Fri May 12 17:21:22 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 18:07 +0200, Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Fri, 12 May 2006, Charles Lacroix wrote:
> > 
> > Woops, i would sugest changing your password ie, the one printed into the 
> > bounce message :)
> > 
> > I hope you are not using this for anything else than mailling lists :)
> Thanks :) Actually it was a generated password (which mailman does if you 
> don't specify one). If I use passwords, I have them randomly generated by 
> Revelation with a size of 16. Consequently, I don't know any of those 
> passwords by heart. And thanks to Revelation, I don't have to.

Is it just me or ...

Putting a password, regardless of source, into a "probe", which by its
very existence seems to have a higher likelihood of interception, seems
foolish. If there is a problem along the intermediate steps (if any) and
somebody is examining stuff, for righteous or nefarious reasons, ...

> Thanks again for the email.
> Kind regards,
> --   dag wieers,  dag at wieers.com,  http://dag.wieers.com/   --
> [all I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power]
> <snip sig stuff>

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