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Re: Spam in the lists out of control

On Sun, 9 May 2004, Neil McGovern wrote:

> On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 08:13:46PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > We can change list policy now and require people to subscribe or
> > register to the white list for they to be able to post, or we can
> > [...]
> Sounds like a fairly sensible solution to me.
> Another list that I'm on requires subscription to the list, and
> subscription to a seperate post-access list, eg:
> debian-devel (subscription for receiving the list)
> debian-devel-post (subscription for posting rights)

debian-devel-post would be debian-devel + whitelist

whitelist already exists.

This would eliminate almost all the spam without a lot of complexity.

Messages from non-subscribers or non-registered people would not count as
"false positives" since the list policy would be to not allow such posts.

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