Mailing List Message #6390
From: Daniel Solomons <>
Subject: Re: (not so) Obvious spam address
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 12:34:19 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <>
Hello -

At 12:20 PM -0700 7/5/00, Hal Taylor wrote:
Writing an algorithm to check the
validity of an email address based on the characters it contains is not

No? Isn't that's what computers are for?

 And couldn't you imagine a valid user name that has two
sets of numbers, ie, "19fred67" or "2cool4u"?

I can imagine it. But I've only *seen* it - several thousand times a day - for spam.



Daniel Solomons
Internet Central

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