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Re: how to fight back against Michael Bramer's spam

On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 01:02:46PM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 12:15:25PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Christian Kurz wrote:
> > > So you consider those mails about translation of your package
> > > descriptions spam? [...]
> > The difference is that you are directly in control of those so
> > they are solicited mails.
> sorry, but how can I stop 'The BTS received the following information'
> and 'Your package has been uploaded' Mails?

The difference is that BTS and dinstall mails are in response to one of
your actions, or are intended to help you undertake future actions. Neither
of these apply to translations.

> After this I get some cons ('Don't change/translate _my_ description',
> 'Send notifications', ...) 
> Now this is spam. 

Heh. Welcome to the herd of cats. You either get treated with complete
disdain and apathy, or you're scratched 'til you bleed.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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 ``Freedom itself was attacked this morning by faceless cowards.
     And freedom will be defended.''   Condolences to all involved.

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