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    SubjectRe: Very serious bug

    On Sun, 8 Dec 1996, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    > Just something very curious. I notice that responses to this service
    > that contain certain key-words don't get forwarded. For instance if
    > I use the word, very common in Unix, that refers to what happens when
    > you send a process a signal 9, that message does not get forwarded.
    > I was responding to a Linux user who thought that the inability to
    > un-remove a file was "A very serious BUG". I mentioned that many things
    > are considered final in Unix, amongst them rm and "k...". The fact that
    > one can't un-remove a file cannot, by the greatest stretch or imagination be
    > called a "BUG".
    > I have used the kword at other times and noticed that the message didn't
    > get forwarded. Now, I think that "THIS is a very serious bug!!"

    kill kill kill kill kill! die! [spit]

    Okay, sorry about the outburst, but I had to see for myself. It's pretty
    hard to believe that such a bug would exist without being a deliberate

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