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Re: Julie's flood of mail.

>Julie Hedrick may well take consolation from her inadvertent addition of
>a new word to the computer lexicon, as my Inbox last night was HEDRICKED
>(synonym of 'highjacked') by 453 of her messages, with others still
>coming in as I endeavoured (with difficulty) to disconnect.
>Perhaps the proximity of the Y2K insect has spawned its own peculiar
>parasite in viral form!

No, the problem had nothing to do with Y2K and it was not a virus.
It was simply a misconfigured vacation autoresponder.
This is a problem that could have happened to any of us.

>John S. McIntyre.

John S. Quarterman <jsq@mids.org>
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