Subject: Re: Spam suggestion...
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2004 08:53:10
In message <>, Herb Peyerl writes:
>You seem to think I'm  sympathetic to spammers or something just because
>I can't get reliable rDNS for my mail server so you seem to think you
>have to explain to me what a big problem we have with Spam. It might
>surprise you to know that I'm in a far worse boat than you.  You at
>least get to filter your spam and not have to see it.  I, as a NetBSD
>mailing list administrator, actually have to _read_ all of my spam,
>and read it carefully, because lurking in the ocean of garbage, are
>occasional BOUNCE'd legitimate posts to the lists that I have to

I see the point.

My figuring, though, is that we're very close to the point where techniques
such as "bounce mail without valid, matching, rDNS" will result in less net
loss of mail.  If people in your role are too overworked, we'll lose mail