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Re: Strawpoll on proper usage of @debian.org email address

[answering on -project, as you said public quotation was alright]


On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 06:58:59PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> I think it does not make any sense at all to talk about abuse of
> @debian.org email addresses when they are continuously and massively
> abused by spam, we have no choice but receiving it (even if we filter
> it afterwards), and debian-admin has not moved a finger to implement
> per-user DNSBL checks in our email system. If debian-admin wants to
> avoid abuse, they should consider abuse in *both* directions.

Hmm, are you talking about incoming SPAM mail to @debian.org addresses?
There's nothing we can do about this from the individual DD's POV. Even
more so, they are not visible to the public, and this poll is rather to
judge what courses of action WRT @debian.org addresses which *are*
visible to the public are alright or not.

SPAM with forged @debian.org addresses is probably really a problem for
our reputation (although one could argue that people who fall for it are
probably not going to recognize us anyway, but you never know), but not
one we can do a lot against, I'm afraid (although I'm no Mail-Server

> Feel free to quote any part of this mail in your final poll results,
> either anonymously or not, at your choice.



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