Mat, I'm sorry, but you obviously don't know enough about this problem to be
posting this kind of message.  I can assure you that Sven, Jernej, and the
other developers on this list know a lot more about this problem than you
appear to, and the problem is *NOT* on their machines.

If you had done more research into this problem before posting your message,
you would find that these messages are *NOT* being sent from the email
addresses that they appear to be.  Instead, these messages are being
generated by virus infections on other people's machines who happen to have
Sven's and Jernej's email addresses in their contract lists.  The existence
of their email addresses in the contact lists on these other machines is a
very unfortunate side-effect of all of the very helpful messages that have
been posted to this list by Sven and Jernej.  Once again, the problem is on
the OTHER people's virus infected machines, not those of Sven and Jernej.

The proper way to track this down is through the use of the detailed email
headers that are sent along with each message to obtain the IP address from
which the offending email was sent, followed by contacting the ISP that
supplies the offending address, who should in turn be able to contact the
owner of the virus infected machine and alert them to clean up their system.
Unfortunately, this whole process is so time consuming that most folks
(possibly including yourself) either aren't willing or don't have time to
make the necessary effort.

In any case, please be more careful to put proper blame where it belongs
before posting future notes of this type.

s/KAM


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mat Caughron" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 10:37 AM
Subject: [Gimp-developer] virus issue on the gimp-developer mailing list


> Hi all:
>
> I'm not the list administrator, but I'd like to urge the
> following gimp-developers to closely examine their emailing workstations
> for viruses.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Mat Caughron
>
>
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>      Feb 20 [EMAIL PROTECTED]    (33K) [Gimp-developer]
stolen
>      Feb 20 [EMAIL PROTECTED]    (33K) [Gimp-developer]
information
>      Feb 20 [EMAIL PROTECTED]                     (33K) [Gimp-developer]
warning
>      Feb 20 [EMAIL PROTECTED]                 (33K) [Gimp-developer] read
it immediately
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something for you
>      Feb 20 [EMAIL PROTECTED]                     (33K) [Gimp-developer]
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