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Re: Problems with pgsql-announce

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problems with pgsql-announce
Date: 2007-01-13 17:52:53
Message-ID: 1197F000DBF397E7CE78553A@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-www
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Try that ... see if there are a bunch of dups hitting the list now ... I can 
turn it back on quickly if there are ...

- --On Friday, January 12, 2007 14:45:08 +0000 Greg Sabino Mullane 
<greg(at)turnstep(dot)com> wrote:

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>> Right now, any duplicates are supposed to be shuffled to the
>> moderators queue to deal with ... what the filter is *supposed*
>> to deal with is spam, which tends to be alot of duplicates of the
>> same message with different headers ...
>
> Please turn it off entirely. I can easily identify spam, but
> lately I've also had to deal with duplicate legitimate messages,
> which means checking to see if the message has really been already
> delivered or not, which means in effect I'm acting as a human checksum
> checker, which kind of defeats the purpose of the automatic one.
> I could simply trust the system and reject all messages marked as
> duplicate checksums, but a false positive is what started all these
> changes, if I recall correctly. If you want a good test, you could
> remove it from -general: it gets many, many duplicates (and spam)
> throughout the day, so I'll be able to give you feedback quick
> on how the change affects that queue.
>
> Thanks,
> - --
> Greg Sabino Mullane greg(at)turnstep(dot)com
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