12 August 2008

If a tree falls in the forest, and no one hears it, ...

... does it still make a sound?
-- folk equivalent of a Zen koan

hmmm. No smiley. Clearly sent by someone with a keen perception of the obvious:

Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:56:29 -0400
From: spamtools-owner @ lists.abuse.net
To: herrold @ owlriver.com
Subject: Spamtools recipient validation for herrold @ owlriver.com

This is a probe message to check the distribution of the spamtools list. Please let me know immediately if you did not receive this message.

John Levine, list meister

I'll hop right on getting that message out, right after another cup of coffee.