[BBC-Micro] Fw: DD & HD Floppies

Rick Murray rick at rs432.net
Tue Oct 19 05:35:01 BST 2010


On 18/10/2010 23:01, Philip Pemberton wrote:

> Can we have a Great Firewall of Western Europe, please? Just block out
> the rest of the world... :)

Oi! Where will I get my J-Pop and fansubbed animé from?

My God, have you *heard* French pop music!?!?!


> Imagine having your postbox stuffed with about two thousand (minimum!)
> envelopes. Now try and find your {credit card bill, bank statement, gas
> bill} in that.

As long-timers will know, I left the Internet in 2002 and returned last 
year. Thanks to friends with dial-up, I was able to pull some mail and 
such; but in a nutshell PINE fell over in early 2004 and the POP3 server 
crashed in late 2004. The last I had it running, I had 115,000 messages 
with a mailfile in gigabytes. It was at this point I said to close down 
my domain's mail server. And it is still down now - and given I have a 
fairly spam-free life on Yahoo!, I'm in no hurry to resurrect it.


> Enjoy!

Isn't there something common you can use to filter the mail with? Like 
"Mail delivery failure notification" in the subject, or somesuch?


Best wishes,

Rick.

-- 
Rick Murray, eeePC901 & ADSL WiFI'd into it, all ETLAs!
BBC B: DNFS, 2 x 5.25" floppies, EPROM prog, Acorn TTX
E01S FileStore, A3000/A5000/RiscPC/various PCs/blahblah...





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