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Re: [suse-security] list moderation, message mangling (was: TIS FWTK)
  • From: Gerhard Sittig <Gerhard.Sittig@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 18:34:10 +0100
  • Message-id: <20001211183410.C253@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 17:11 +1300, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
>
> Hey guys, stop this silly discussion.
>
> [ ... ]
> | sed -e '/^[Ss][Uu][Bb][Jj][Ee][Cc][Tt]:/ !bend' \
> [ ... ]
>
> Problem fixed. (untested)

Not fixed, circumvented only. This is very much like saying
"Let's produce HTML by default and have everyone else use 'lynx
-dump' to read it in text form. Counter productive. Why should
one damage things to repair them afterwards for no good reason?

I already have problems with "fixing" all the broken signature
and quotes indentation stuff. Since people are sooo creative
when it comes to "being different, since functional is boring"
there sometimes are false positives. That's when "fixing" things
makes them worse. Just because someone knows better "for pure
coolness". It would have been better to not produce any need for
fixing!


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