Stop quoting spam [was Re: Hot Girls ...]

Alec Taylor alec.taylor6 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 10:16:48 CEST 2011


On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 9:24 AM, Albert W. Hopkins
<marduk at letterboxes.org> wrote:
>
>
> On Friday, August 19 at 17:12 (-0400), Matty Sarro said:
>
>>
>> If you're that offended then spend the cycles fixing the damn list so
>> it
>> stops having so much spam. You realize spam comes in almost
>> constantly,
>> right? Enough that multiple tines over the past weeks there have been
>> no
>> less than 3 threads about it.
>
> For me, the original post ended in my spam box, which means my filter is
> doing it's job, but when you re-post it, my filter did not regard it as
> spam.  I actually wish it had.  Therefore you are an enabler.
>
>
>> If php, red hat, and perl can manage it for their lists, why not
>> python? Is
>> that a statement about python programmers?
>>
>
> The python list is (also) a Usenet newsgroup.  Usenet is distributed and
> therefore there is no central place to filter spam (each usenet host
> would have to have its own filter and what one considers spam another
> might consider ham)... anyway, that's neither here nor there.  Having my
> own filter usually works.
>
> I'm not here to dis you, just to try to help you understand the how/why
> regarding the re-post and why your attitude about it might give the
> impression of apathy toward your peer community.
>
>
>
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I found said joke rather funny :P



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