1993-02-23 - Re: Beware of anon.penet.fi

Header Data

From: Johan Helsingius <julf@penet.FI>
To: Hal <74076.1041@compuserve.com>
Message Hash: ff511a440722e2d428986b5a9e47e4c189a092ca3d93ce2c03792d55f32d845a
Message ID: <9302231843.aa23893@penet.penet.FI>
Reply To: <930223165258_74076.1041_DHJ23-1@CompuServe.COM>
UTC Datetime: 1993-02-23 20:36:02 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 23 Feb 93 12:36:02 PST

Raw message

From: Johan Helsingius <julf@penet.FI>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 93 12:36:02 PST
To: Hal <74076.1041@compuserve.com>
Subject: Re: Beware of anon.penet.fi
In-Reply-To: <930223165258_74076.1041_DHJ23-1@CompuServe.COM>
Message-ID: <9302231843.aa23893@penet.penet.FI>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

> I'd like to verify that
> X-Anon-Doubleblind: no
> would mean that no X-Anon-Password would be needed with the message.

X-Anon-Doubleblind: no would imply that the message goes straight thru,
without any checks, stripping, or anything to the intended anonymous

> I am confused about the exact rules that Penet uses to decide when a
> password must be given.  I get the impression that if no password has been
> registered, anonymous posting and mailing to non-anonymous addresses is
> forbidden, but you can still mail to anonymous addresses.  If a password has
> been registered, you must give it to do any of these three things.  Is this
> right?

Right, except that if you don't register a password, you can still post.
And if you set the password to "none" no password is needed for