[Mailman-Users] Re: remove this?
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Wed May 9 08:45:37 CEST 2001
On 11:32 PM 5/8/01, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
>It's like cough medicine. It tastes rotten going down, but long term, it
>makes you feel better. Sometimes, you take a little pain now for the future.
This is similar to the pain mail server admins (and their associated
support staff) went through when we (the Internet as a whole) had to go
through the pains of closing open-relay mail servers following the spam
deluge problems in the mid 90s. Closing open relays was a PITA, but it was
necessary to move on to a more secure and reliable mail delivery
system. Adapting to intelligent mailing list headers is a similar
(although less urgent) problem. Take the high road and be one of the
leaders in making these changes that are "for the good of the Internet".
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