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Re: murphy is listed on spamcop

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 09:17:43AM +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Monday 03 January 2005 07:25, Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> wrote:
> > This is true whether the bad things are false positives in email or
> > the deaths of hundreds of people.  Certainly deaths are worse, but I
> > wasn't comparing false positives to deaths.

> > I was explaining why your style of excuse is never acceptible.  If
> > false positives are bad (and they are), they do not become less bad
> > because you cannot figure out how to avoid them and still achieve your
> > goals.

> There is no comparison between killing people and bouncing email.  Whatever 
> point you were trying to make is lost.  The thread is over.

Maybe the real point here is that no one has come up with a spam control
solution yet that involves killing spammers.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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