Hmmm....let's me clear about this. Is this the guy who came from IBM, who
worked on the VM SMTP system? I detest him so much that I've put his name
out of my mind. Sat on this for an hour and it came to me - Matt Korn?
I've also seen him quoted as a "speaker" for AOL.
At 06:41 PM 11/15/99 -0600, Adam Bailey wrote:
>On 11/15/99 1:26 PM, Nick Simicich <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote...
>>I suspect, for private reasons, that AOL's e-mail system was designed by a
>>moron studying to be an idiot.
>I chat occasionally with that very person. He's no moron. A moron would
>be hard-pressed to design a mail system that handles more email than any
>other in existence.
While mishandling a significant percentage of it. Dropping it on the floor
is one way of "handling" it. It is not a good way. Misidentifying mail
as containing attachments when it does not is another fine example of
>The kinds of problems you're talking about are due to management, not
>design. Please be more careful before you levy accusations and insults at
>the people that you don't know.
Management made the decision to design a spam catcher that throws mail
away? I guess.....Management made the decision to parse mail incorrectly?
I doubt it.
Do you have 10 years experience?
Or one month's experience repeated 120 times?
Nick Simicich mailto:email@example.com or (last choice)
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From: Adam Bailey <firstname.lastname@example.org>