[Spambayes] deployment for mailman lists

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Mon Nov 4 21:03:27 2002

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

    Tim> [Skip Montanaro]
    >> I would argue that spam should by default go into the moderator's
    >> queue as well.  The default should never be to drop or bounce a
    >> message.  Either way, you run the risk that legitimate mail gets
    >> lost.

    Tim> That will never fly at python.org: there's too much spam coming in
    Tim> for anyone to deal with (or so I've been told -- I believe I get
    Tim> more spam at home, but only an infinitesimal percentage of the
    Tim> virus email python.org gets).  

It's fine to give moderators the ability to twiddle these settings.  The
person managing the mailing list can check the "delete spam" box.  All I'm
saying is that the default should not be to delete anything.


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