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Re: listmaster update

On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 04:27:07AM +1100, listmaster@lists.debian.org wrote:

> A secondary goal is to reduce (remove!) spam on the mailing lists.
> To that end we've already put in place a few measures (thoughtfully
> suggested by Santiago Villa) such as:
> 	- crossassassin
> 		This checks to see if a message has been posted too a
> 		number of lists within a short amount of time. Since the
> 		8th Jan this has prevented about ~6000 messages being
> 		sent. About 30 of those were legitimate (half of those
> 		were [un]subscribes). I'm working to reduce the number
> 		of legitimate emails that caught to 0.
> 	- razor checks / spamassassin modifications
> 		Some reweighting has gone on to get things marked as
> 		problems that might ordinarily slip through. This work 
> 		is still on-going

Would you consider releasing your work as a user package that could
work as an implemented mail filter? I would say, if it's effective
for the Debian lists and bugs it's probably _extremely_ effective for 
individual users.

"The way the Romans made sure their bridges worked is what 
we should do with software engineers. They put the designer 
under the bridge, and then they marched over it." 
-- Lawrence Bernstein, Discover, Feb 2003

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