List autoquoting? Re: [plug] Apache

Russell Steicke r.steicke at
Fri Jun 1 11:07:57 WST 2001

On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 11:01:12AM +0800, Christian wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 10:59:29AM +0800, Christian wrote:
> > >From what I read it was through a trojaned ssh client which logged
> > passwords.  Thus firewalls would be next to useless. 
> Why does the list automatically add a quote character to the first line
> of replies? 

It's quoting the 'From ' string at the start of a line, which is the
message separator in the "mbox" mailbox format.  This is more likely
being done by an MTA somewhere in the chain.  The space in that string
is important.

This should be quoted.

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