Mailing List Message #6398
From: Bill Cole <>
Subject: Re: (not so) Obvious spam address
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 16:53:17 -0400
To: SIMS Discussions <>
At 1:42 PM -0700 7/5/00, Daniel Solomons  imposed structure on a stream of
electrons, yielding:
>Hello -
>At 4:24 PM -0400 7/5/00, Bill Cole wrote:
>>But there is nothing at all which makes it inherently wrong.
>True - just not useful for human beings. So they aren't used, except
>by spammers hurridly creating a bunch of throwaway accounts.


>>  MAYBE it is
>>not possible in limited cases (like all numbers for an AOL local part) but
>>as a general case there is nothing inherently bogus about an address
>>matching the regular expression [0-9]+[a-zA-Z]+[0-9]+.*@.* and in fact I
>>have multiple regular correspondents with such addresses.
>Nothing inherently bogus, just awkward. You say you have regular
>correspondents who have chosen names of this format? Really?

As you apparently are happy to call me a liar, I don't see any point in
continuing this conversation.

Bill Cole
MAPS L.L.C. Consulting Services Group (work) (personal)
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