On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 04:32:03PM +1300, Lindsay Druett wrote:
It's funny how people seem to have an opinion on
this matter when it's
is an operational thing, maybe they should consider being the moderator.
On a list where 99% of the members are probably competant mail/mailing list administrators
themselves, it's not really surprising at all...
...actually, it's kinda useful ;-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kim Shepherd [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, 27 November 2003 16:30
> To: 'wlug'
> Subject: Re: [wlug] Changes to list behaviour
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 03:52:23PM +1300, Craig Box wrote:
> > > Because of the (ever-increasing) ratio of spam:legitimate
> posts that
> > > are getting caught by Mailman, I've changed the default behaviour
> > > upon receiving a message from an unsub'd address to
> 'discard'. It was
> > > previously 'hold'.
> > http://www.daa.com.au/~james/articles/mailman-spamassassin/
> > Craig
> Yeah, I know and like SpamAssassin -- we run it on the
> University mail server, as you probably know -- but
> implementing it on a mailman-wide level will be a slightly
> more long-term project.
> For the moment, we'll just all have to be a bit more careful
> about which addresses we send from. (and it's not a big
> problem.. maybe 2 legit mails a month compared with 75 spams)