Filtering virus-related e-mails?
grante at visi.com
Wed Aug 27 21:22:36 CEST 2003
In article <7h3ad9v6jqu.fsf at pc150.maths.bris.ac.uk>, Michael Hudson wrote:
> grante at visi.com (Grant Edwards) writes:
>> Would it be possible for the python mailing list to filter out
>> the "virus-warning" emails rather than posting them to the
> Possibly, but I think the admins are busier trying to stop the network
> cables and the server melting due to the load... maybe now they've
> done that they can turn to secondary effects. I gather virus warning
> emails are quite hard to filter due to each virus program having a
> different format.
That's too bad. It makes them part of the problem as well.
> (Earlier on today, Greg Ward brought up exim on the new version
> of the starship; within ten minutes, the number of SMTP
> connections had maxed out. Ten minutes after instituting the
> clever hack that saved mail.python.org, about 250 hosts were
> being rejected at the firewall level).
Grant Edwards grante Yow! Wait... is this a FUN
at THING or the END of LIFE in
visi.com Petticoat Junction??
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