Re: Fwd: Re: cmsg cancel <business-basic/>


Chris Lewis (
Fri, 23 May 1997 15:56:21 -0400

On May 23, 11:23, Pamela Greene wrote:
} Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: cmsg cancel <business-basic/
} Gary McClellan wrote:
} > I noticed that someone is doing bogus cancels under my ID for my FAQ.
} >
} > How is this usually handled? How can I prevent it from happening?
} Usually, someone notices large batches of improper cancels being sent
} and reposts the affected files.
} We've been trying to think of a way to prevent improper cancels, but
} there's really not much I can think of, apart from getting every news
} admin to pay closer attention to the details of the headers on
} incoming control messages.
} - Pam
}-- End of excerpt from Pamela Greene

I could probably set Dave the Resurrector to more closely monitor
FAQs, and resurrect them when it sees bogus cancels. The trick
is determining what a "bogus cancel" necessarily looks like.

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