Re: spam (Re: Bug#202373: traitor offstage)
On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Oleg Verych wrote:
> >> I see no such message go to bts, why they are appear in mailing
> >> lists.
> >> Is cleaning done manually, or bts itself have another filter?
> > The cleaning is done manually (often very quickly) primarily by Blars.
> > b.d.o do have different filters than lists.debian.org, but in general
> > they catch the same sort of stuff.
> I meant mailing list where messages from bts are forwarded.
> Resent-From: Thornton B.Roddy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Resent-To: debian-bugs-dist...
> Resent-Cc: Debbugs developers <debian-debbugs...
> Resent-Date: Sun, 08 Jul 2007 21:06:02 +0000
> So, in such cases both filters fail or bts have another path here?
I'm still not understanding what you're asking; if you mean do the
cases of spam reaching the lists after traversing the BTS indicate a
failure of both filters to correctly identify spam, the answer is yes.
> I'm also asking this because of thoughts, i've posted in debian-devel.
> Mainly adding package name after bug# and bug title (in separate header)
> to forwarded reports from bts to mailing lists.
There's little point of including the title of the bug, because that's
extreemly plastic. However, we do include the package name in the
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