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Re: Spam on this list

On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 11:11:30AM -0700, Allyn, MarkX A wrote:
> Hello:
> I have been noticing (and a bit irritated) at the spam I am seeing
> on this and some other email lists. The latest was a bit offensive
> for me in my work environment.
Tell me about it.

> I am curious; is the email list software that is used here configured
> to allow only registered list members to send email through the list?
No it is not.

> If it is so configured, is there any way to drop the subscriptions
> to those who send spam?
See above.

> I have also noticed tickets submitted to the bug facility that are 
> spam. Can that facility be configured so that if the format (package
> name, version, etc) is not followed; the bug will not be emailed out
> to the lists?
Not sure about that.

The problem is that being too restrictive on spam also means getting
more false positives.

Roberto C. Sanchez

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