[fog] Re: subject-line suggested feature for Ecartis

  • From: "William Holmes" <wholmes@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Richard" <Richard9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, fog@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 22:48:40 -0800

>   Hi Folks -
>   I'm sure that many of you are being as bombed
>   with spam these days as we are.
>   One problem with the current design of Ecartis
>   is this.  When a posting is `snagged' and bounced
>   to the list-owner, the subject-line gives no in-
>   formation about the contents of the suspicious
>   post.  All that is indicated is Subject: Message
>   submitted to `my_list' . Ecartis would be much
>   more useful if the subject-line were to read:
>   Message submitted to `my_list': COPY ANY DVD!
>   That way, we owners could know to trash the spam
>   posting without ever needing to open it.  Ecartis
>   may have some security reason for not featuring
>   this already.  If this is the case then there
>   could be a config switch to en/able verbose sub-
>   ject-line output on bounced postings.  Agreed?
>   Thanks.
>   Richard 

Hi Richard,

You are right that would be convenient, but none of the list servers I use 
offer it.

Do you get a lot of spam to moderate?  Freelists is using a blocklist from 
Spamhaus, that should take care of a bunch of it.


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