[Mailman-Users] Daily admin post -- can it be weekly? (for low traffic lists)

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 17:03:17 CEST 2006

On 9/27/06, Bretton Vine <bretton at hivemind.net> wrote:
> A question that's come up from list administrators is the issue of the daily
> administrative mail they get. In situations where the list is really low
> volume (yet somehow the listname finds itself in a spam database) the list
> owner is spending X minutes a day discarding these mails while the list
> itself may only get a legitimate mail once a week (or even less).

It might be worth mentioning that, as the system administrator, some
low-impact spam filtering might be in order, to stop these messages
from even reaching Mailman. A conservatively configured bayesian
filter, for example, which you feed the spam messages to, should be
able to reduce the amount of spam you receive without generating false

- Patrick Bogen

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