[Mailman-Developers] Interesting study -- spam on posted addresses...

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui@plaidworks.com
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 21:37:31 -0800

On 2/17/02 9:25 PM, "John Morton" <jwm@plain.co.nz> wrote:

> It's better than > /dev/null :-). Let's face it - if you're going to publish
> an admin address to help the lowest common denominator of netizen, then you
> can't munge it, so it will get spam.

I'm not sure I agree. But that's the point -- because it's not easy or
obvious is no reason not to try. And because it's not likely to be a 100%
soilution is no reason to not do what you can.

> I never understood why mailman wasn't changed to allow users to change there
> own addresses years ago. Being able to add valid receiving addresses would
> help, too. That is also something mailman can help with.

All it takes is code. Volunteering? (grin)

Chuq Von Rospach (chuqui@plaidworks.com -- http://www.chuqui.com/)
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