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