we all hate spam (was: Re: Good Day -- RR and rbl)
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John Goerzen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 12:13:30PM -0700, Rafael wrote:
>> Since I do not tolerate any level of spam
> If you do not tolerate any level of spam, you are not using e-mail.
> Sorry, but spam exists. I hate it, you hate it, we all hate it. But
> it's a fact of life with e-mail. If you go into a nervous breakdown
> everytime you get a spam because you just can't emotionally cope with
> another unsolicited e-mail today, then seek therapy. Really.
I would get about five to ten nervous breakdowns a day, then. :-)
And after all, there *are* tools to filter (and even fight) spam,
so why on earth one wouldn't take advantage of those tools? In my
experience, SpamAssassin has been irreplacable - I get so much spam
during a week, that it would be utterly disastrous to cope with them by
hand. Fortunately, SA weeds 99% of spam and haven't catched a single
"real" email yet.
Pointer to Rafael; it's pretty useless to whine about spam. You will get
it, one way or another. If it happened to be a public mailing list, like
debian-security - so what? Quit whining and do something about it. Tune
up Procmail & SpamAssassin and you don't have to tolerate spam anymore.
Or is this some sort of "question of principle"? If so... *shrug*
That's all I wanted to say.
Jussi Ekholm -- firstname.lastname@example.org -- http://erppimaa.ihku.org/
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