[clug] SPAM

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Mon May 5 21:35:04 EST 2003

On Mon, 5 May 2003, Sam Couter wrote:

> Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> > We seem to be getting a lot of SPAM just lately.
> I use SpamAssassin. It seems to catch 90 to 95% of spam, and I haven't
> had a false positive yet. It's not perfect (that would be 100%), but
> it's very good.

I've had about 5 in around a year of use. I get a lot of spam too.

> > Perhaps the list administrator could change this list so only subscribers could post?
> That makes it a lot harder for newbies to ask for help on the list.

How about one of those cool filter thingies that would only let non
subscribers post if they replied to a prompt first?

Then again, I'm sure the list admins have other things to do with their
lives -- like write distcc...



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