Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 11:46:03 +0100
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Nigel Pain <Nigel.Pain@SCOTLAND.GSI.GOV.UK>
Subject: Re: Karsten, where are you? (was Re: A WinXP patch)
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I was in contact with Karsten a month or two ago and he indicated that he
might be parting ways with SAS-L because his work was going in a different
Statistical Data Management Unit
Tel +44 131 244 7237
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregg Snell [mailto:gsnell@DATASAVANTCONSULTING.COM]
> Sent: 20 May 2002 07:00
> Subject: Karsten, where are you? (was Re: A WinXP patch)
> Hello SAS-L,
> I've been wondering for some time now about not seeing any
> posts from Karsten
> and David's comment in this thread prompted me to do a
> search. According to
> the the web archive
> (http://www.listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?S1=sas-l) Karsten's
> last post was 3/31/2002.
> Karsten, where are you?
> Hoping all is well,
> >Jack Hamilton <JackHamilton@FIRSTHEALTH.COM> replied:
> >> I'm glad that the listowner has turned off attachments. I suspect
> >> someone was trying to send us a virus.
> >Yay, Joe!
> >> I wonder if it's possible to automatically delete messages which
> >> contain attachments, in addition to deleting the attachments
> >> themselves.
> >This could be a problem for legitimate posters, since plenty
> >of posters seem to have attachments. Some try to attach their
> >program, or their data, or their log. Some just have mailers
> >which attach a duplicate of their message as a MIME attachment,
> >whether they realize it or not.
> >And then there's Karsten and his PGP signature attachment...
> >I was thinking the other day about excluding unwanted messages, but
> >a message that *looked* like spam [Asian name, Asian
> address, all-caps
> >subject which was "DATE", so I was assuming it was porn and
> I deleted it
> >sight unseen] turned out ot be a real request from someone
> needing help
> >with SAS date informats. I didn't realize that I had dumped a
> >poster until I saw the replies from less hasty reponders...
> >David Cassell, CSC
> >Senior computing specialist
> >mathematical statistician