[Mailman-Users] mail loops: list-request and vacation messages

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Tue Jun 26 05:25:37 CEST 2001

On Monday, June 25, 2001, at 08:21 PM, Bob Puff at NLE wrote:

> Relatively easy.  Set a limit on how many messages a user can post in 
> say a 10 minute period.  Make it user editable.  If you get >8, you've 
> got a loop!

that slows it down, but doesn't catch any but the worst loops. It's just 
as typical to see these things in a 30 minute turnaround as a 3 minute. 
Or 2 hours.  You can reduce the worst of the damage, but these hacks 
don't really fix it.

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