The case of the 500 mile e-mail

Stumbled upon this story on HN, it’s worth a read.

The original story appeared on the SAGE mailing list in 2002, and serves as a kind of a reminder of the perils of configuring sendmail back then (The incidence had occurred probably in around anytime between 1992-97).

Double check on the on the units if you’re not running a linux box!

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