b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Tue Apr 18 11:55:41 PDT 2006
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> We have a problem with SPAM on the BLFS lists. I am proposing that we
> 'close' the lists to non-subscribed members. The main issue is that
> list members who post from multiple email accounts will have to
> subscribe for each account.
> Non-member email would go to /dev/null
> Before I do this, I am soliciting comments to see if there is anything
> I'm overlooking or any reason not to restrict the BLFS lists.
Please don't do this. It creates a hostile, insular impression if a
mailing list is closed to people who aren't subscribed.
There has to be a better way. I hardly notice the spam on the lists
because Thunderbird is very effective at filtering it out. It does make
mistakes occasionally but I can't remember the last time it did. Isn't
there some sort of bayesian filter that can be used to filter the lists?
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