[Dev] Is that your wife?

Mitch Kapor mitch at osafoundation.org
Tue Mar 18 18:24:48 PST 2003


Mailman was inadvertently not configured to block mail from 
non-subscribers.  The problem has been fixed.  No need for a spam filter.

At 04:47 PM 3/17/2003, you wrote:
>We at OSAF host the lists ourselves, I believe.  Give us a bit to figure 
>out what's going on and what can be done about it.
>
>At 04:41 PM 3/17/2003, Matthew Gregg wrote:
>>Sorry to keep an off topic thread going, but since the traffic on the
>>list is basically zero...
>>
>>I'd love to run a bayesian filter, unfortunately our mail setup
>>isn't conducive to that. So I'm stuck with a simple white/black list
>>setup.
>>
>>Since it's a simple thing to configure MailMan to block
>>non-subscribers, why not?  Seems like a waste of the subscribers
>>resources to deal with spam coming from the list, filters or not.




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