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Re: Emacs pretest 25.0.90

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Emacs pretest 25.0.90
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:06:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> No, I'm pretty sure that my laptop has no malware on it.
> However, if I had clicked to accept this crap (in order to get
> the Emacs pretest download), then I might well have gotten
> infected with malware. ;-)

I found this page for example:


E.g. "Although SourceForge may no longer be bundling these applications
with junkware for the moment, the SourceForge website is still full of
misleading advertisements that point you to installers full of

I guess what you describe is covered by that sentence.

If it is true what is described there, I think it would be better to
provide the pretest at a different place.


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