The spam to content ratio of this group

Tim Golden mail at
Wed Apr 1 17:23:56 CEST 2009

skip at wrote:
>     Eric> is getting very high. Why aren't captcha's used to prevent all of
>     Eric> this noise?
>     Steven> /me opens mouth to make sarcastic comment
>     Steven> /me shuts mouth again
>     Steven> That's like saying "There's a lot of oil slicks washing up onto
>     Steven> the beach. Why don't we put more trashcans by the road to the
>     Steven> beach?" What good do you think captchas will do on a newsgroup?
> Come on over the python-list at  The water's fine!

I was going to say much the same, coupled with a vote of
thanks to the people (person?) who's done all the work to
keep the spam at bay. (part-pun partly intended)


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