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Re: swen killed me!

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 05:31:59AM -0400, kmark@pipeline.com wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Joerg Johannes wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 October 2003 11:14, kmark@pipeline.com wrote:
> > > Hello D-u,
> > > I stopped getting mail from you guys!
> > > I check the list and realized that I was a victim of swen!
> > > Is there a 'list command' to get the last 100 messages?
> > > -Kev
> >
> > If you have a pop mail-provider, go ahead and apt-get install popcheck.
> > This will connect you to your pop server, show you the subject lines
> > (and iirc the size) of all mails on the server, and then you can delete
> > them manually. After that, start your "normal" mail client and download
> > the "good" messages.
> <snip>
> Thanks Joerg for the info. I didn't know about popcheck. I did just start
> using mailfilter which I am trying to setup so that I can have it generate
> a list of mail to delete.

Search the list archives for the past couple of weeks. There have been
several anti-swen mail filtering solutions for POP3 posted, including
mailfilter configs and custom scripts.


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