Subject: Re: 2.0rc4 unstability
To: Jukka Salmi <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/19/2004 14:18:40
On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 07:00:47PM +0100, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> Jeremy C. Reed --> netbsd-users (2004-11-18 09:48:06 -0800):
> > We used to be able to email to query-pr@ to retrieve the PR with
> > Subject: --full 26908
> Too bad this service ceased. Does anybody know why?

It stopped because someone repeatedly conducted denial-of-service
attacks on it by flooding us with mail that did large queries.  We
decided that, though it was a convenient service to have, it was
not worth the maintenance hassle (very few people actually used it).

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
   But as he knew no bad language, he had called him all the names of common
 objects that he could think of, and had screamed: "You lamp!  You towel!  You
 plate!" and so on.              --Sigmund Freud