[Mailman-Users] auto-rejecting non-member posts

Christopher X. Candreva chris at westnet.com
Fri Feb 17 20:47:41 CET 2006

On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Brad Knowles wrote:

> 	The reason they're still asking on the list?  Because they sent
> messages on this subject months ago which were simply discarded instead of
> being bounced, and they were never notified.

Then someone should be going through them by hand, or put them through 
SpamAssassin or something else.

> 	No, you don't want to generate blowback to forged addresses.  But
> simply sending back a message saying that your post has been held for
> moderation is a form of blowback that is being generated today on most
> Mailman-hosted mailing lists.

And it has come up here also that SpamAssassin or some such should be in the 
pipeline first. Blindly replying to all of it is bad.

Chris Candreva  -- chris at westnet.com -- (914) 967-7816
WestNet Internet Services of Westchester

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