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Re: [CORE] Egad, what a lot of spammage

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, pgsql-core(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [CORE] Egad, what a lot of spammage
Date: 2008-01-16 15:48:51
Message-ID: 20080116154851.GC13908@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 10:47:32AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Magnus Hagander wrote:
> >> Do we have any statistics of how many *legitimate* posts actually come
> >> thruogh that way? That aren't spam of any kind?
> 
> There are quite a number of regular contributors who prefer to read the
> lists via usenet.  We can't just permanently shut down that link; I only
> suggested it as a temporary measure until this spam attack could be
> brought under control.

Well, you could still read it there, provided the user agent supported
posting through email instead.

(No, I have no idea if that's possible, just threw the question out. If
people use it, we shuold certainly not just take it away)


//Magnus

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