[DNS] Is this for real?

[DNS] Is this for real?

From: Stephen Davies <scldad§sdc.com.au>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 1999 18:42:31 +0930

As an interested and involved Internet user, I have joined this list so that I 
can try to keep abreast of what is happening out there.

I find, however, that this list leaves a little to be desired and am wondering 
whether it is, in fact, an official channel for information.

Firstly, after subscribing I find that the list archive is access controlled 
and that there appears to be no mechanism for acquiring a username and 

So I used the information supplied (see below) to try and ask for assistance 
on acquiring a username and password.

The response was an automated rejection of the syntax of my request!!

The original response mail (see below) includes several typos and grammatical 
errors and seems to lack the promised "transcript of the original subscription 

On top of all that, the list host seems to be an ISP in WA.

Am I being conned here?

Cheers and thanks,
Stephen Davies

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