[Mailman3-dev] anti-spam related features
barry at python.org
Mon Mar 15 17:28:19 EST 2004
On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 14:05, Erez Zadok wrote:
> - a one button to accept/reject/discard ALL pending messages.
> - a way to automatically purge pending messages that haven't been accepted,
> rejected, or discarded after N days of waiting. That way I don't have
> bother logging in and cleaning them up every day.
> - another posting mode that uses an authentication challenge-response
> mechanism such as the confirmation process that's used during the
> subscription. Most spammers use bogus addresses and never check them,
> which is why I personally find challenge-response personal anti-spam
> systems like ASK and TMDA very effective. Using a challenge-response, I
> can essentially allow valid posters who are not subscribers to
> authenticate their pending posting and let it get posted to the list on
> their own; this saves me (the list owner) time.
+1. I like the way Gmane does it.
> - integration with Spamassassin and friends, so I can set a rule that says
> "discard every message with a score > 5.0".
I'd also like to see some integration efforts with Spambayes. Getting a
generic interface and U/I for this stuff is going to be tricky.
> - I want a way to reject and/or moderate all non-plaintext email (html,
> foreign languages, mime encoded, etc.) b/c that's far more likely to be
> spam. And a bounce message to go with that to tell the person why their
> message got rejected.
> - a way for valid subscribers to add aliases to their subscription.
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