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I'm also conducting an informal poll. How many of you work in environments that were affected by that ILOVEYOU email virus a while back? I imagine many of you received it without incurring damage. I bring up the topic because I read several smug comments in the news about how UNIX/Linux is immune to it. I think this should strengthen our resolve to advocate UNIX every chance we get and to educate those IT administrators who don't quite see things the UNIX way. Pointing out the inherent strengths of UNIX and its ability to shrug off these types of email viruses may be a good place to start. I have to agree with Nicholas Petreley on this, when he said in a recent column, I have sympathy for the Windows users, but I simply do not shed a tear over the trouble this means for the IT administrators who support them.