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Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 13:31:36 -0500
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"cool features" of Microsoft products, like the ability to run
VB scripts from an e-mail attachment. I've read some fairly scary
trade-press articles about M$'s seemingly contemptuous attitude
toward security. I'm actually quite surprised that we haven't seen

Nor do they learn from history--nearly twenty years ago VMS
began filtering escape sequences out of e-mails because besides
allowing fancy formatting (can you say HTML?) they were being
used to reprogram the function keys on sysadmin's terminals
to execute commands.

Wes Groleau