[CrackMonkey] [email@example.com: [Dasbanter] begin bug]
jdub at aphid.net
Tue Oct 31 16:21:29 PST 2000
<quote who="Don Marti">
> I think the best part is that they clearly list three
> (no-longer-shipping?) products at the top of the page, then quietly add
> "This problem also occurs in Microsoft Outlook 2000" buried in the body
I recently tried to determine exactly which versions of the aforementioned
abomination were susceptible to the begin "exploit"...
Finding 1: There are no versions.
On about ten different, recently set up Windows machines, no two had the
same version of email client.
Most were OE, some were O2K, and one was O98, but even the clients of
similar outward version had different version numbers.
I'm inclined to believe that MS are in fact tracking users by unique
versioning. You read it here first.
Finding 2: We still have a long way to go.
Me: "What email client do you use?"
Me: "What software do you use for email?"
Me: "Which program?"
Me: "The name of the thing that has your email in it?"
Dolt: "The Internet."
Me: "What do you read your email with?"
Dolt: "A computer!!!"
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