Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/08/07/02:34:56

From: David Jenkins <me AT jenkinsdavid DOT demon DOT co DOT uk>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Strange e-mails from someone in this group
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 1997 02:37:55 +0100
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Distribution: world
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References: <5s5jsd$9dd AT freenet-news DOT carleton DOT ca>
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To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
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In article <5s5jsd$9dd AT freenet-news DOT carleton DOT ca>, Paul Derbyshire
<ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA> writes
>I woke up this morning to find four copies of this in my mailbox; the only
>difference is the second "Subject:" line was different for each message.
>The Subject lines all seemed to be related to threads in this newsgroup.
>One was "Pixel perfect sprite collision with Allegro", another was
>something with "djgpp" in it, etc.
The detective in me, which might be defective :), says someone is trying
to post under your address. (Tring to get you into trouble??)

I take it you've not posted anything to anyone about these subjects??

>From MAILER-DAEMON  Mon Aug  4 13:00:39 1997
>Received: from ( [])
>       by (8.8.6/8.8.6) with SMTP id NAA12646
>       for <ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA>; Mon, 4 Aug 1997 13:00:37 -0400 (EDT)
>Received: FROM BY ; 
Where's .gov = government, .au is that Australia or
Your DNS thingy shows as FreeNet.Carleton.CA so I don't think you sent
Tried doing a traceroute on it??
Maybe you could try using dejanews to search for * *.
And * David Berry AT MPAU@CMCA *.
That might be his tactic for defeating spam. Probably should be
mpau.cmca, if someone is trying to be "funny" the might not have noticed
the @ instead of . thing.
And * komea AT dca DOT gov DOT au *.

You could always email postmaster AT dca DOT gov DOT au and tell them about it,
asking who's David Berry.

>          5 AUG 97 03:06:19 AST
>Date:       5 AUG 97 03:02:08 AST
>Subject:    Undeliverable Message
>To: ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA
>MIME-Version: 1.0
>Message-ID: <0000xnpjxjfr DOT 0000wwmkomea AT dca DOT gov DOT au>
>To:            W Ebmaster AT Internet Mail AT Network, COMMARTSMTA AT Gateway@Network[C=
>Subject:       Re: Dialing up a remote computer
>Message not delivered to recipients below.
>       VNM3043:  David Berry AT MPAU@CMCA
Didn't the actual message get bounced back, if I get a bounce back my
server sends the entire message back.
>I have no clue who this David Berry is or who any of these individuals are,
>and I don't recall sending any e-mail to them.

BTW I like this kind of thing, so I'm off to search for him/her myself.

-- for C programmers.
David Jenkins

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