The case of the 500-mile email

To: 0xdeadbeef@petting-zoo.net
Subject: The case of the 500-mile email.
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 14:57:40 -0800

Here’s a problem that *sounded* impossible… I almost regret posting the story to a wide audience, because it makes a great tale over drinks at a conference. 🙂 The story is slightly altered in order to protect the guilty, elide over irrelevant and boring details, and generally make the whole thing more entertaining. [..]

Spoiler: Oh yeah, good ol’ sendmail…