Am Samstag, 12. August 2006 16:17 schrieb Rajko M:
What I would like to see is something like what you
applied in the
mail list archives, overwriting of private mail addresses with
xxxxxxxxxx, which is excellent. If that would be possible for mails
that list server sends to subscribers, than is solved the second
problem of protecting the subscribers.
Are you talking about replacing the From: header?
Short answer: PLEASE do NOT do that! Sometimes there are good reasons to
reply privatly, this would be impossible then.
The long answer would be a large spam-protection vs. usability text, but
currently I don't have the time to write this. Therefore I'll give you
a short summary only: the best (and only) way not to receive spam is
not to have a mail address *g*
PS: If you really think the opensuse lists cause too much spam for you
(I doubt that's the case), use your "regular" mail address for
receiving the list and a nomail subscription with a (short-living)
freemail account you never read (or even a /dev/null address) for
We are working on php4 updates but we are not able to
before the second week of january since most developers and testers
are not available.
It might have been wise to allow for vulnerabilities that get discovered
during holidays. Worms don't usually keep track of people's vacations.
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