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Re: Sending using my @debian.org in gmail


On Tue, 04 Dec 2018, Marc Haber wrote:
> >> If I could vote for which idea Debian mail admin time is dedicated
> >> (which I cannot since Debian admins are volunteers and can choose what
> >> to work on), I'd vote for better spam filtering on
> >> @packages.debian.org and @alioth-lists.debian.net, probably using the
> >> crossassassin mechanism that @lists.debian.org already uses.
> >
> >If you are the list admin (or know him) I've had good success on
> >pkg-voip-maintainers setting this in header_filter_rules
> >
> >X-Alioth-Lists-Spam-Score-Int: [3-9][0-9]$
> >
> >(that means hold everything with a Score >= 3.0 for moderation, while
> >the cutoff level on alioth-lists is 5.0
> >
> >For pkg-voip-maintainers this had zero false-positives and about 1-2
> >spammails per day that are held for moderation. Of course you should
> >occasionally look at the moderation queue...
> I am not even sure whether @packages.debian.org is a regular mailing
> list manager.

*@packages.debian.org are just a plain aliases to maintainer emails (and
to the package tracker). But when maintainer emails point to mailing
lists, the above advice might still be relevant.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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