David Robinow drobinow at
Tue Jan 3 14:42:55 EST 2012

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Benjamin Kaplan
<benjamin.kaplan at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 1:49 PM, D'Arcy Cain <darcy at> wrote:
>> On 12-01-03 01:24 PM, gene heskett wrote:
>>> The solution is to chop the link between google.groups and this list.  But
>>> that subject has been declared verboten. Too much inconvenience to ask the
>>> googlers to subscribe to the real list I guess.  Because my spamassassin
>> Perhaps they just need to be reminded from time to time that many of us have
>> already "chopped the link" and for us there is no Google Groups on this
>> list.  I never even saw the original message because everything from GG goes
>> straight to /dev/null on my system.
>> Now if only I could automatically kill the replies to GG messages.  :-)
>> P.S. if you use Spamassassin:
>> :0 Hir
>> * ^List-Id:.*
>> * ^From:.*
>> * ^Newsgroups:.*
>> /dev/null
> Wouldn't that just kill everything sent from a gmail account? That's
> not the same thing as Google Groups. The mailing list posts, at least,
> have an "Organization:" header. You'd
> probably be better off filtering on that.
 Interesting. I read the list using gmail, and I never saw the
original post. IIn fact I rarely see any spam at all. Apparently,
somebody at google knows how to identify spam. I wonder why they can't
do it for google groups.
 [I also wonder if anybody will see this post, coming from an evil source.]

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