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Re: Spam, Spam, Spam,....

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Spam, Spam, Spam,....
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 17:43:12 +0100
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On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 08:53:46AM -0200, Bruno A. C. Ferreira wrote:
> I think much of this spam comes from non members. So, a primary action to 
> avoid spam should be to enable the option "member_posting_only" (This list is 
> managed by Mailman, right?). 

This is a help channel.  I don't want everyone to be forced to subscribe to
the list just to post a question.  This discourages people from asking.
(I know it does, it discouraged me from asking in other projects lists, 
and it even discouraged me from contributing a bug report or a patch at
> But if this option is already enabled (and the spammers are the members), I 
> agree that this list should be moderated.

I have spent more time in my life reading (and sometimes participating) in
discussions about spam on mailing lists than I spent deleting the spam :)


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Marcus Brinkmann              GNU

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