From: Martin List-Petersen (martin_at_list-petersen.net)
Date: Fri 18 Jun 2004 - 13:56:46 BST
On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 22:38, Lucas Albers wrote:
> Martin List-Petersen said:
> > I've discussed this issue with Herbert and others before.
> > Allready now we have spamassassin, denial of html mails, denial of
> > posts, that don't have the mailinglist in To: or Cc:, virusscan and
> > various other stuff in place on the mailinglist server and you wouldn't
> > believe how much spam actually ends up to be managed by the moderator +
> > what spamassassin allready takes.
> I mess around with spam filtering for hours every day.
> The easiest thing to do, is subscribers only post, like you mentioned.
> and enable in spamassassin:
> surbl+razor+dcc+pyzor, and then
> set the spam reject threshold to 4.0.
> As nothing any of us post should post higher then a 3.0.
> This is what the debian mailing lists do.
> This is what I use on my debian mail servers, and I spend 30 seconds a day
The debian mailinglists have about the same amount spam as we do and a
subscribers only list is not an option, if you have read Herbert's
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