[ntp:questions] Questions from people whose return address is gmail, googlemail, Yahoo, etc.

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Sat Sep 6 19:08:30 UTC 2014

And then there are the even more annoying people who use google as their
news servers, and have all of their replies having an extra blank line
inserted between lines in any quoted text(see below). Please quit!

On 2014-09-06, Mike Edwards <mcedwar at gmail.com> wrote:
> That would be ok, except people that want to keep the information they reveal about their problems by asking a question, separate from the organizations that have the problem, will stop asking questions. 
> Mike Edwards
:>> On Sep 6, 2014, at 6:21, "Charles Elliott" <charles.elliott316 at comcast.net> wrote:
:>> Hello:
:>>      The questions at lists.ntp.org mail list server receives some of
:>> the most detailed, highly technical, arcane, time-consuming-to-answer, 
:>> and security-related questions from people whose return address is gmail.com
:>> and other, essentially anonymizing, email addresses.  For example, early
:>> this past summer, the list received mail from a young man who claimed to 
:>> be in London and working on a project somehow associated with Princeton 
:>> University, which is located in the State of New Jersey in the United 
I have kept only a sample so you can see the problem I have also
inserted a : at the head of each line so google does not remove the
superfluos blank lines that everyone else sees.

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