Friday, March 11, 2011

Why Is Email So Complicated? Part 362: Too Many Lazy Idiots

...It’s unlikely that the world will ever run out of lazy idiots. But it’s relatively rare for one of them to decide to start naively spewing poor imitations of TCP/IP packets. Unfortunately, sending email is such a user-visible function, and the format looks sufficiently simple, that email generation seems to be the project of choice for the protocol-challenged...

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