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Re: Every spam is sacred



On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 20:48:51 -0400, Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org> said: 

> On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 06:24:46PM -0400, Duncan Findlay wrote:
>> I still don't think Debian should enforce a filtering policy on
>> developers e-mail address. It should really be done on an
>> individual basis.

> Why are people *still* refusing to recognize the fact that *nobody*
> has proposed server-side filtering of debian.org email!  That is
> *not* what this discussion is about!

	It appears either you can not read, or you have a short
 memory. Allow me to refresh it; this is the mail that initiated this
 discussion, and laid out the scope of the discussion:
======================================================================
 From: Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es>
 Subject: Every spam is sacred
 Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.56.0306120118450.22424@home.unex.es>

 ...

 How will we be able to discuss about DNS Blocking Lists in an objective
 way if they continue to put all the DNSBLs in the same bag? How can
 they say "no" to using some of them in /warn mode without (apparently)
 even having informed themselves about the way SBL and DSBL operate?

 ...

 Even if using SBL and DSBL would produce false positives (we could
 easily check this by using the /warn mode during a week or two), there
 is still a question that we should ask ourselves: How many avoided
 spam messages are required to match the value of one "false positive"?
 One thousand? One million?
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	manoj
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