Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful (was Re: Look at
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On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 11:57:17AM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Uh, no, they're not the same. In a mailing list if someone munges they
> don't get mail and might cause accidental bounces. In usenet, no bounces are
> possible unless someone else is being clueless.
USENET was designed as a replacement to listservs. Given the origin,
lost functionality, and it's about as effective as C-R for reducing
spam, munging is considered harmful.
.''`. Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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