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DOCUMENT: phage #137 [Re: addition to phage mailing] (1 message, 620 bytes)
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From: Jon Rochlis <jon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU>
To: phage
Date: Mon 21:26:30 07/11/1988 EST
Subject: Re: addition to phage mailing
References: [Thread Prev: 134] [Thread Next: 143] [Message Prev: 135] [Message Next: 134]


   Every entry on the phage or any other security list should point to a
   person, not another list.  I complained about nntp-managers and I will
   complain about this.  If any non-personal things are added to phage, I
   will stop contributing immediately and I urge everyone to do likewise.

Could you explain why this matters?  If instead of adding the list
that Craig requests, Craig were just to foward any message you sent to
his own private list, how have you added any security?  What if Craig made
his personal looking address be a list itself (certainly I have half a
dozen machines I could do that on).

The list vs. person argument seems specious to me.

		-- Jon

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