> > >
> > and showing a warning before opening a .DOC. He said, to no-one
> > in particular.....
> Sounds like the people that are using a MIME-compliant mail reader
> are having less problems than those that don't.
Oh, I don't know. People using Unix mail are probably not twitching
too much........ B-)
> What is being described is a problem in how feature-rich your end
> user mail application is, not a structural problem with the
Indeed. Though an MUA which tempered creeping featurism with
cautious defaults and paid more than lip service to real-life
security issues would at least bring my blood pressure down
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