Spam from gmail (Was: fascism)

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Feb 24 03:52:23 CET 2010

On 2010-02-23 20:22 , Lie Ryan wrote:
> On 02/24/10 12:38, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:06:09 +0100, Daniel Fetchinson wrote:
>>>> Hmm.  I wonder if all the spam is coming from the NG side.  I'll have
>>>> to look at that.  One of the reasons that I stopped reading UseNet over
>>>> ten years ago was because of the diminishinig S/N ratio.  I have always
>>>> felt that it was a mistake to gateway this group.
>>> And this has to do with python programming in what way?
>> I think the question of whether or not comp.lang.python is being spammed,
>> and if so, what we can do about it, is a good question to raise on
>> comp.lang.python.
>> Where else do you think it should be discussed?
> comp.lang.python.spam_prevention_discussion

Which doesn't exist and never will. Sorry, but meta-discussions about the group 
are typically on-topic for all groups with some few exceptions (e.g. 
non-discussion, binary-only groups with associated .d groups, for instance).

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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