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At 03:44 AM 2/7/2002 -0800, David S. Miller <davem@redhat.com> wrote:
> From: Bruce Harada <bruce@ask.ne.jp>
> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 20:12:43 +0900
>
> On Wed, 06 Feb 2002 18:42:17 -0500
> Brian <hiryuu@envisiongames.net> wrote:
>
> > To my knowledge, there is no English word that would match that regex
(or,
> > for that matter, any Romantic or Germanic language word). It's the
most
> > effective tool I've seen against Asian spam (like the one I replied to).
>
> Just to set the record straight, that was RUSSIAN spam, not Asian spam...
> (The regex should still be effective, of course.)
>
>Except that it would block out uuencoded patches in postings perhaps?
>Or is it just supposed to be matched in the Subject field or other
>parts of the headers?

Um... no, it's just supposed to look at several characters in a row that
have the high bit set. Have another cup of coffee and think about what
happens to attachments after they're uuencoded. :)

Best regards,
Pete C.


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