LIST BUG: Message locks up netscape.

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 10:08:32 MST

The following message came in that locked up my netscape mail reader,
which I had to delete off of our linux server by hand so as to receive
the rest of my mail, there were three such bad messages, all through the
extropians list. Any help figuring this out is appreciated:
Bad message as follows:

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 Jan 2001 21:09:24 -0700 using -f
nswer to the new puzzle
e: bulk
s wrote: > John, it isnt Henry Paperclip, but the inventor
> was in
> > the 19th century and was French. spike
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote: That's giving away *far* too much
> information, Spike.
> Louis Braille.

Well Ill be damned. Altho this wasnt the name I was thinking,
it is a better answer than mine, so I will call and end to it. Eliezer,

you are too good at this.

I was looking for an invention that contained and immortalized
the name of the inventor. Really good examples of this would be
Bunsen burner, Dewar, Biro, Diesel, Rubik's cube, Crapper, Pasteur,

the one I was thinking is below:

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