[Mailman-Users] Spam avoidance, revisited: best practices?

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 16:37:14 CEST 2006

On 8/23/06, Dragon <dragon at crimson-dragon.com> wrote:
> What you need is a script that will check the moderation setting,
> check the time since subscription, and reset the setting if the
> threshold is reached. You would then run that script as a cron job. I
> don't know if there is a way to find the time somebody subscribed, I
> don't think it is stored in the config.pck for the list but it may be
> in a log somewhere.

An easier solution might be to just maintain a small DB for the cron
script that knows the first time it's 'seen' a given member. You only
need to store data about currently moderated members, so it should
keep the DB relatively small.

- Patrick Bogen

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