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From: James Shuman <>
Subject: [LO] Re: HTML
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2001 00:31:49 -0800

At 1:11am -0600 12/9/01, Judy Reustle wrote:
>Joan et al,
>Blake's question caught my eye. About a week ago (sorry evidence destroyed
>since) I received an email from an admin address at Rootsweb with no
>subject. I think it was . I had never received
>anything from that particular address but I opened the email and the only
>thing in the body were the HTML and BODY opening and closing commands and
>some blank space in between. No where in the headers did it indicate that
>it had been sent to MoLawren-L or D. The original "to" was also
>"undisclosedrecipients." I tried to send the headers to this list and the
>message bounced back to me with exactly the same message that Blake
>forwarded. There was no "Help" message with the original email I
>received -- only with the one that bounced back to me when I tried to
>forward to the list. I subsequently deleted everything including my "sent"
>email (being quite paranoid as a result of admitted ignorance regarding
>virus transmission etc.) At any rate, the help message didn't appear until
>after my message bounced. I never received a bounced help message intended
>for the original poster. I know that without the original evidence and full
>headers there is very little that you can do to interpret exactly what
>happened but thought I'd mention it since it evidently wasn't a one-time

No it wasn't, Judy!

I have received six of these, from <>,
beginning on 12/1 and the last on 12/6, to various Lists that I
admin. Except when I expanded the headers, I could see which List it
was intended for, although not much else. All I have deleted is the
info regarding Content Type, which was [text/html;

Here is the latest one:
Return-Path: <>
Received: (qmail 24155 invoked by uid 504); 7 Dec 2001 06:19:25 -0000
Received: from ( [])
by (Postfix) with ESMTP id 121151B882
for <>; Thu, 6 Dec 2001 22:19:25 -0800 (PST)
Received: (from )
by (8.10.1/8.10.1) id fB76JKQ19739
for ; Thu, 6 Dec 2001 23:19:20 -0700
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2001 23:19:20 -0700
X-From_: MAILER-DAEMON Thu Dec 6 23:19:19 2001
Received: from ([])
by (8.10.1/8.10.1) with ESMTP id fB76JJm19649;
Thu, 6 Dec 2001 23:19:19 -0700
Received: from ([])
by (8.11.1/8.11.1) with ESMTP id fB76JEB15857;
Thu, 6 Dec 2001 23:19:14 -0700
Message-Id: <>
Received: from (
by with esmtp; Thu, 06 Dec 2001 23:56:14 +0100
To: ,
Old-Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 20:00:07 -0500
MIME-Version: 1.0
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Diagnostic: Mail coming from a daemon, ignored
X-Envelope-To: JEFFREYS-D-request

<x-html><!x-stuff-for-pete base="" src="" id="0" charset="iso-8859-1"><HTML>



James Shuman


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