Subject: Re: we have to do something about this spam
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/21/2007 23:36:36
On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 03:31:30PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Martin Husemann <> writes:
> > On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 06:34:29PM +0000, Rui Paulo wrote:
> >> We have greylisting in action AFAIK.
> >
> > We have a lot of well-working spam protection, but the archives do not
> > get the full protection (I don't know the details why).
> We should switch all of the lists over to "subscribers only can post"
> and add in a special list so people with more than one address can
> subscribe to a "never gets mail but is allowed to post" list. Then the
> spam will all go away completely.

I think at last the netbsd-help and gnats-bug list has to stay open. 
We shouldn't make it more difficult for our users to get help.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference