[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.
Chuq Von Rospach, Internet Gnome <http://www.chuqui.com>
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making it up as you go along. (chuq von rospach, 1992)
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