[TUHS] Cool talk on Unix and Sendmail history, by Eric Allman

Marc Donner marc.donner at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 19:22:17 AEST 2023

Nathaniel (Mr Mime) Borenstein came up with something (atomicmail?) that
was intended to be more functional than raw text but safer than free
execution of unknown code.  I disremember the details.  I don’t think it
ever got traction.

On Sun, Jul 30, 2023 at 7:59 PM Erik E. Fair <fair-tuhs at netbsd.org> wrote:

>         Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2023 09:34:56 +1000
>         From: George Michaelson <ggm at algebras.org>
>         [...]
>         Execute on read is just awful. But, now we have HTML to track "they
>         read it" through URL fetch.
> And then the utterly disastrous: JavaScript. It should be *eliminated*
> from the WWW as the gross security violation it is.
>         "don't run software from strangers",
>         Erik Fair
mindthegapdialogs.com/home <https://www.mindthegapdialogs.com/home>
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