[Distutils] Anti-bacteria treatment

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Jan 27 04:22:54 EST 2004

Thomas Heller wrote:
> "Mark W. Alexander" <slash at dotnetslash.net> writes:
>>2) Can this list refuse mail from non-subscribers, like the other ones
>>rejecting the spoofed vir** apparently are, so we stop getting notices
>>from vir** spoofing the distutils list address?
> Personally, I find member-post only lists a pain.  I'd rather delete the
> occasional spam messages (the spam from mailing lists like this is only
> a small fraction of the total spam I get) from mailing lists than to
> manage all the subscriptions.
> Spam in the mailing list archives is probably another problem, although
> gmane has a nice solution for that - you can report the message as spam
> and it will vanish from the archives.

Same here.

Subscribers can use the spambayes header to filter these:

X-Spam-Status: OK (lists-python 0.000)

If you filter out everything that's *not* marked OK you should get
a pretty clean mailing list input.

BTW, the same is true for all python.org mailing lists.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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