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tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Dec 10 05:28:47 EST 2016
On 12/10/2016 3:13 AM, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Dec 2016 03:15 pm, DFS wrote:
>> Normally I don't censor, at all. But the spams are apparently way
>> off-topic, so I'll filter out Subjects containing certain keywords.
python-list is a spam-moderated list. 95+% of spam is filtered out.
> Its not just the Subject, but also the fake Sender. There are at least five
> distinct senders which are (apparently) defamatory messages in Italian.
This person actively evades our filters.
> They're all pretty obvious spam, in all caps, with various email addresses.
> "... MEGLIO ..." <uccipaducci at gmx dot com>
>> The spammer will still be counted,
Why reward someone who actively evades defenses? If you want to count
spam, it is mostly missing, at least as far as python-list is concerned.
> comp.lang.python is a mirror of the python-list at python dot org mailing
> list, which has an official web archive:
These slanderous posts, in particular, are hand-removed from the archive
when they get past the automatic filters. They are no more part of
python-list than other spam.
Terry Jan Reedy
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