Benjamin Geer on Thu, 11 May 2000 22:27:49 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-bold] Re: your mail

On Thu, May 11, 2000 at 10:12:19PM +0200, wrote:
> >If your mail program doesn't run executables
> >that it receives, there is no way that anyone can write a virus for
> >your platform.
> >[...]
> >If someone sends me a program, and I want to run it, I'm
> >perfectly capable of doing that myself.  It's completely absurd for a
> >mail agent to make that decision for the user.
> It's completely absurd for a Software Engineer to make the decision 
> apropos `user`

Uh, that's exactly my point.

> Benjamin Geer = Felix Stalder = model c!t!znz++

Now you've confused me.  Or perhaps you are confused.  Who is Felix
Stalder?  He's definitely not me.

Benjamin Geer

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