More spam :-( Was Re: [Mailman-Users] Would you like toreceive information on registering your pet online for free?
dan.mick at west.sun.com
Tue Mar 27 22:12:48 CEST 2001
JC Dill wrote:
> It sounds as if you are ignoring or overlooking my proposed solution which
> continues to let non-subscriber posts go through to the list unmoderated,
> when they contain keyword(s) indicative of an on-topic non-spam
I would estimate that 25% of my posts contain any keyword you might have on
your list. Good luck generating any sort of useful list.
> Further, even if a post goes to the moderator, that doesn't mean it
> can't be approved and sent on to the list, all you have introduced is a
> slight delay.
Who is it that's providing this free moderation service? You?
> This seems an acceptable tradeoff for avoiding the spam. If
> someone doesn't want their post held up by a moderation process, they
> should subscribe, or use the appropriate keyword.
> I fail to see how this would hurt newbies, or cause any significant
> overhead (beyond software development of what will be a very useful feature
It's equally obvious to me that it would not serve the purpose you intend,
and it's pretty obvious to me that it's a non-problem, in the Grand
Scheme. Anti-spam measures are apparently addictive; no one can eat
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