[Coco] Server upgrade cost: We're done

Kevin Diggs kevdig at hypersurf.com
Fri Apr 30 12:00:54 EDT 2004


	I realize it is alot of work to fish real posts out of the sea of
spam, but if you are going to do it you should also think about:

	a)  Changing the subject from "auto-discard notification", and
	b)  Notifying the sender that list membership is required to

	I don't recall the list page mentioning that last point.

Dennis Bathory-Kitsz wrote:
> At 12:57 PM 4/29/04 -0500, Roger Taylor wrote:
> >So, there's actually spam messages being posted?  Does this mean that
> >spammers are signing up on the list and attempting to send before being
> caught?
> No, they're not signing up. That's a two-step approval procedure. They're
> just trying to send to the list, and the bounces automatically come to me.
> Once in a while you'll see a post forwarded from me as an "auto discard
> notification". Those are real messages I rescue from list members who
> happen to post accidentally from a different email address, and get bounced
> to me.
> It's infrequent, and since I'm on broadband, I'd rather have the spam pass
> through to me than to have a post discarded from a legit CoCo user!
> Dennis
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