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Subject: Re: Yahoo! Mail Team's email to Dear Email List Manager
From: Beartooth <karhunhammas @ Lserv . com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 09:27:45 -0500 (EST)
To: Jerome M Berkman <jerry @ uclink . berkeley . edu>
Cc: "David W. Tamkin" <dattier @ ripco . com>, List Managers <List-Managers @ greatcircle . com>
In-reply-to: <Pine . OSF . 3 . 96 . 1011217161416 . 5740B-100000 @ uclink4 . berkeley . edu>
Reply-to: me at lserv <karhunhammas @ Lserv . com>

	Point of order : the first paragraph below is *not*
by me. (Wish I'd thought of it!) Mine starts with "That was
my question ..."
	-- RRN

On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Jerome M Berkman wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Beartooth wrote:
> 
> It may come from a yahoo host, but that doesn't guarantee it
> is from Yahoo staff.  I sent a copy to abuse @
 yahoo asking
> if it is for real.  If it is, it is pretty ridiculous.
> 
> 	- Jerry
> 
> > On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, David W. Tamkin wrote:
> > 
> > > JC was able to check the full headers of the message for
> > > suspicious origin or routing and surely would have
> > > written it off and said nothing to us if it had not
> > > appeared genuine.
> > 
> > 	That was my question, yes; I wouldn't've been able
> > to. I know only that forgeries happen. (Though it still
> > makes me wonder about yahoo; color me paranoid -- I stay
> > strictly away from those lists, even as a subscriber.)
> >  
> > > [I trust that "asseverate" is a kangaroo term for
> > > "assert".]
> > 
> > 	Sorry. I'm a linguist; playing with words is my
> > nature. I wanted a slightly stronger word -- and should have
> > thought long enough to ask simply "are you sure."
> 




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