[Mailman-Users] relaying spam using mailing lists

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Wed Mar 15 21:13:07 CET 2006

Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 11:35 AM -0800 2006-03-15, Heather Madrone wrote:
>>  Don't relay mail to Mailman that you don't want Mailman to receive.
>>  Install good spam filters and tune your MDA so that it won't deliver
>>  scattershot messages to Mailman.
>     We've gone through this discussion before.  There are lots of 
> decisions that are made inside of Mailman that the MTA cannot possibly 
> know anything about.

Further, I honestly believe that despite that extra moderation work, 
using spam filters for mailing lists is a bad idea.. at least in my 
experience and to my preference.


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