Motorola is mail bombing comp.compilers contributors

John R Levine <>
8 May 1997 13:00:43 -0400

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From: John R Levine <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 8 May 1997 13:00:43 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: administrivia

An extremely broken mail gateway at has been sending
hundreds of bogus bounce messages to everyone whose messages were
posted to comp.compilers in the past several days. I have been unable
to get the attention of anyone at Motorola who can do anything about
it. This happened once before, and took several days for Motorola to

I have removed the subscriber from COMPIL-L (the mailing list version
of comp.compilers) and won't permit any subscriptions from that domain
in the future, but if there are any readers at Motorola who can assist
in getting the spew stopped, I and many other people would be very

John Levine, comp.compilers moderator,,

---------- Typical spew message ----------
Date: Mon May 05 17:33:11 EDT 1997
Lines: 280
Mime-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: Multipart/Mixed; Boundary="-- message ----"
To: compilers-jobs <>

Router: Unable to open mailbox file MCELNOTES1/MCEL The remote
    TCP/IP host is not running the Notes server, or the server is busy.

---- message ----
Content-Type: Message/rfc822
Content-Description: RFC822

bcc: hongbo yang <>
From: compilers-jobs <>
Date: 30 Apr 97 15:36:28
Subject: Compiler positions available for week ending April 27
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: Text/Plain


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