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Re: spam closes Debian bugs!

On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 12:54:11PM +1100, Paul Hampson wrote:
> What about your own spam precautions? Debian _does_ take the least of
> spam precautions. From memory, we have spamassassin against debbugs,
> although as mentioned earlier, not crossassassin... yet.

Debian takes the least effort possible to block spam.  Maybe spamassassin is
enabled on the lists but it is not enabled for the BTS or personal e-mail

> > I'm getting so much spam through my debian account that I'm already
> > considering closing it down.  We must now tolerate spammers closing bugs?
> We don't tolerate it, we put up with it


> For Debian, it strikes me as a pain to have a user/password BTS
> system, or anything that will prevent me running reportbug from
> whatever random Debian machine I happen to have hit the bug from.

I never said we should have a user/password BTS, I said we should move in
that direction.  I can't say how far in that direction, but I also can't see
how anyone can look at the current situation and find it acceptable.


Adam McKenna  <adam@debian.org>  <adam@flounder.net>

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