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anti-spam trick for debian ml (was Re: News about the Package Tracking System)

On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 02:49:26PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Hi folks,
hi Raphael,

> I just made an important change to PTS. Since the PTS email adresses
> have been available on the web, they start collecting a significant
> quantity of spam. As a first measure to avoid them I decided that any
> email sent directly to the PTS should be auto-approved. Auto-approval is
> easy, you just have to add an "X-PTS-Approved" header with a non-empty
> value. If you don't do that, you get a bounce (and the bounce explains
> you how to auto-approve your message).
why not use this trick also for posts to debian mailing lists?

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