SPAM Problem

Jan Dvořák mordae at mordae.net
Tue Apr 18 13:52:38 PDT 2006


Archaic wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 07:55:41PM +0100, Andrew Benton wrote:
>> Please don't do this. It creates a hostile, insular impression if a 
>> mailing list is closed to people who aren't subscribed.
> 
> Most lists are subscriber-only. And there is no way to please everyone.
> Some will love it, some will hate. Regardless of client filtering, every
> spam that comes in has to be sent to 100's (some lists 1000's) of
> people. There is no justification for that kind of load. The spam
> filtering problems will be worked on. This is intended to be a stop-gap
> (though it may prove to be a nice feature, too).
> 
As common BLFS user I'm quite happy to hear this. Today I've got about
30 SPAMS from LFS lists and as I live in a country, where english is not
widely used (Czech Republic), my filters in Thunderbird were set to make
LFS mails non-spam and learn english from them. Guess, how do I feel. x|



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