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Re: H/W upgrade for lists ?

On Mon, 10 May 2004 09:45:16 +0100, Wasim wrote in message 
<[🔎] 409F411C.9060704@wasimahmed.com>:

> Hi,
> Derek Gladding wrote:
> > On Sunday 09 May 2004 06:09 pm, Thomas Ritter wrote:
> > 
> >>>Please, stop spam on l.d.o!
> >>
> >>Someone would have to provide some cluster or mainframe to enable
> >>Spamassassin's Bayes filtering on the lists - my local spamassin
> >with>Bayes got the mail. The existing calculation power is far from
> >being>able to process all the mails of all the lists.
> > 
> > 
> > Anyone able to give a rough, gut-feel estimate of how much
> > CPU/Disc/Mem is needed to achieve this across all the debian lists ?
> > I'd happily throw some $$$ or h/w into the pot towards the required
> > upgrade.
> I guess it would save a lot of processing if only e-mails sent from 
> non-list members were processed for spam.  I can't imagine that
> spammers would sign up for, say, debian-user :-)
> The only thing that this policy would fall over on, would be if
> spammers start forging addresses belonging to valid list-members.

..old news.  New policy suggestions could be wipe all lists clean and
force every "new" list member to state which ip range he posts from, 
and ban all wintendos.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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