[pydotorg-www] Spamfilter

Patrick Ben Koetter p at sys4.de
Sun Aug 9 09:17:44 CEST 2015


there are spam filters in place and we regularly tune and improve them. It's
an ongoing battle. Most of the time we win - very few times the spammers win.
By nature, because of their 1:n distribution, mailing lists are a preferred
target for spammers.

p at rick
A python.org postmaster

* Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 6:34 AM, Alexander Walters
> <tritium-list at sdamon.com> wrote:
> > Is there not a spamfilter on the list anymore?
> (Please don't quote the entire spam message!)
> I'm not sure if there's absolutely _no_ filter, as there isn't very
> much spam coming through from there. Most notably, though, the "must
> be subscribed or it gets dropped in the mod-box" rule has been removed
> from the list. That makes it actually useful (no waiting around for
> mods), but the cost is the occasional spam email that gets through.
> ChrisA
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