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Re: Email filter problem with 'index'

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Email filter problem with 'index'
Date: 2011-03-16 16:31:14
Message-ID: 201103161631.p2GGVE021426@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Wow, any idea why these were so delayed in appearing?  I assume it was
the keywords quoted below.

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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Mar 2011, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > > Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > >> On Tue, 15 Mar 2011, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>
> > >>> Does anyone even know how to use the majordomo commands?  I think
> > >>> subscribe and unsubscribe are the only one we need to worry about.
> > >>
> > >> Anyone that sends a 'help' to majordomo(at)postgresql(dot)org will get a full
> > >> list of all admin commands ... just because you haven't gone past
> > >> subscribe/unsubscribe doesn't mean nobody has :)
> > >
> > > True.  The question is how many people are doing that vs. how many
> > > people accidentally have these words in their email text.  We know
> > > "index" was one of them, so it was removed.  Any others?
> > 
> > Few ppl would know, since their messsages would still get to the lists, 
> > and, generally, with very little delay, except on some of the fringe lists 
> > where we dont' have redundant moderators ...
> 
> I think only the moderators would know how many of the majordomo emails
> are being caught by the filters below.  My guess is that there are very
> few aside from subscribe/unsubscribe.  "who", "which", and "info" seem
> like they are likely to be caught in normal emails.
> 
> What if we disable most of these and see how many get through to our
> list, again keeping subscribe/unsubscribe and "remove me"?
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > >
> > >>> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Nothing gets 'trashed', only put into the moderation cue for manual
> > >>>> approval ...
> > >>>>
> > >>>> That said, the current 'taboo' list looks like:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> configset GLOBAL admin_body <<ENDAAB
> > >>>> /^accept$/i
> > >>>> /^reject$/i
> > >>>> /\badd me\b/i
> > >>>> /\bdelete me\b/i
> > >>>> /\bremove\s+me\b/i
> > >>>> /\bchange\b.*\baddress\b/
> > >>>> /\bsignoff\b/i
> > >>>> /\bsubscribe\b/i
> > >>>> /^sub\b/i
> > >>>> /\bunsubscribe\b/i
> > >>>> /^unsub\b/i
> > >>>> /^\s*help\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*info\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*info\s+\S+\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*lists\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*which\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*which\s+\S+\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*index\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*who\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*who\s+\S+\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*get\s+\S+\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*get\s+\S+\s+\S+\s*$/i
> > >>>> /^\s*approve\b/i
> > >>>> /^\s*passwd\b/i
> > >>>> /^\s*newinfo\b/i
> > >>>> /^\s*newconfig\b/i
> > >>>> /^\s*writeconfig\b/i
> > >>>> /^\s*mkdigest\b/i
> > >>>> ENDAAB
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Tue, 15 Mar 2011, Greg Stark wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 5:42 PM, Marc <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> wrote:
> > >>>>>> That rule has been there since the lists were originally setup ... The rule should have been ^index, anchored to the left side ... I believe all admin rules are anchored that why ...
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> Uhm, what other bad words will get our emails trashed?
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> --
> > >>>>> greg
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> ----
> > >>>> Marc G. Fournier                        Hub.Org Hosting Solutions S.A.
> > >>>> scrappy(at)hub(dot)org                                     http://www.hub.org
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Yahoo:yscrappy    Skype: hub.org    ICQ:7615664    MSN:scrappy(at)hub(dot)org
> > >>>
> > >>> --
> > >>>  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
> > >>>  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com
> > >>>
> > >>>  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> ----
> > >> Marc G. Fournier                        Hub.Org Hosting Solutions S.A.
> > >> scrappy(at)hub(dot)org                                     http://www.hub.org
> > >>
> > >> Yahoo:yscrappy    Skype: hub.org    ICQ:7615664    MSN:scrappy(at)hub(dot)org
> > >
> > > --
> > >  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
> > >  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com
> > >
> > >  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +
> > >
> > 
> > ----
> > Marc G. Fournier                        Hub.Org Hosting Solutions S.A.
> > scrappy(at)hub(dot)org                                     http://www.hub.org
> > 
> > Yahoo:yscrappy    Skype: hub.org    ICQ:7615664    MSN:scrappy(at)hub(dot)org
> 
> -- 
>   Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
>   EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com
> 
>   + It's impossible for everything to be true. +
> 
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  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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