[Mailman-Users] Bounce issues with Yahoo
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed Mar 1 23:12:24 CET 2006
At 4:34 PM -0500 2006-03-01, Christopher X. Candreva wrote:
>> Like most people who've been running mailing lists for 20+ years, I
> Funny, I would have guessed this was your first, comming from a marketing
> background with the selfishness you are showing.
Selfishness? I think you might want to look in the mirror first.
>> have strong opinions about list policy. Please address the mechanism
>> I asked for instead of seeking to discuss the policy issues.
> Would you like to provide the IP of your mailman server, so we can block
> just that and not your whole domain ?
We run python.org this way. How about we just ban you from all
the lists on python.org?
> Sorry, when you get 1,000 AN HOUR of autoreplies for mail you didn't send
> you look at it differently.
When you get 2GB worth of syslog data in less than a 24 hour
period of time, or when you've worked at a site handling tens of
millions of e-mail messages per day, or when you've been personally
blamed for taking out all e-mail across the entire Internet and
resulting in the bankruptcies of more than a few companies as well as
some personal bankruptcies as well, you develop a certain perspective
> But you want operational, put SpamAssassin or some other filter in front so
> you don't reply to spam at all.
Just because you run SpamAssassin (or any other anti-spam
filtering system) doesn't mean that some spam won't slip through.
Run a large enough site, and when even a relatively small percentage
slips through, you're still talking about large amounts of bogus
stuff that you've got to try to deal with.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
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Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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