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Re: General Resolution draft against spam.

On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 01:37:56PM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On Thursday 17 October 2002 12:18, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >
> > Sven mentioned that people with a poor network connection
> > who have to download all the spam anyway. That is the real
> > issue.
> agreed.  However I believe that by working on the spamassassin config the 
> amount of garbage delivered can be reduced significantly.  That said the 
> debian lists tend to be high traffic I seriously doubt the 5 - 12 more mails 
> a day we receive that are spam really impact that much.  On a slow day that 
> equates to something like 10%.

Well, the problem is that you receive the spam for _each_ debian list
you are subscribed to. Sure spamassassin catches a lot of spam, but if 5
pass trough, and you are subscribed to 10 lists, then it makes 50 spam


Sven Luther

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