Are spams on comp.lang.python a major nuisance?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 10:11:06 CEST 2008


2008/9/26 nntpman68 <news1234 at free.fr>:
> It's tough to find good rules, but the incoming spams that I see currently
> on comp.lang.python have certain criteas.
>
>
>
> - most email addresses from gmail.
> - all never posted before and then they have multiple posts within a few
> minutes  / seconds
> - the posts always contain one or more urls ( mostly cryptic names )
> - they always start a thread but never reply to one
> - the post doesn't contain python code or anything which looks only vaguely
> like source code
> - never mentions the word python
> - the amount of sexual or financial vocabulary exceeds classical python
> posts
>

I hope that the spammers don't read the list!

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