Um, since we're discussing this, I gave the Makefile a quick once lookover
before running it (memories of some unplesant experiences with a different
program's rather shoddy make script), and what intrigued me more than the
infestation counter was the little comment that went with it.
# You may comment these lines out if you wish to be discourteous.
Me? Discourteous? Oh the irony of it all...
I've nufink to hide - I stood up and got counted.
On 3 Mar 2000, Paul Emsley wrote:
> >>>>> "JBS" == Jeffrey B Siegal <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> JBS> The automatic "Another scsh infestation" email sent by the
> JBS> install script may be a violation of laws which prevent
> JBS> "unauthorized use" of computer systems, since the person
> JBS> doing the installation has no reasonable basis to know that
> JBS> it is going to send email. This is done without their
> JBS> knowledge or permission.
> I must admit to being surprised when this flicked past - I
> don't recall any other software installation doing such a
> thing (and would rather it didn't).
> It is, of course, a scheme48 hangover (modulo installation ->
> (Having said that of course, I wonder how many "infestations"
> there were...)