Spam from gmail

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Feb 25 00:01:52 CET 2010


In article <87sk8r5v2f.fsf at benfinney.id.au>,
Ben Finney  <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
>aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) writes:
>>
>> Joan Miller is a regular poster; this is off-topic, but it's not spam.
>
>Non sequitur. Spam is spam, not by who authors or posts it, but by its
>distribution (to many people, e.g. via a forum like this one) and its
>content (off-topic and unsolicited).
>
>The message is important, its poster is a regular here; that doesn't
>stop the message being spam when posted here.

Moreover, by your definition, your post above counts as spam.
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