Proposal to phase out *winehq.com email addresses
jnewman at codeweavers.com
Thu Jul 12 16:51:17 CDT 2007
I am not opposed to this.
One of the benefits of the upcoming 'etch' upgrade of the server is the
newer SpamAssassin in 'etch'. After the upgrade I'll also implement a
'sa-update' cron job that will keep us updated with the latest rules.
On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 14:39 -0700, Duane Clark wrote:
> Due to the rather large amount of spam sent to the *winehq.com email
> addresses (as opposed to *winehq.org), I would like to phase them out. I
> will state up front that this proposal benefits only me or any future
> moderator. Since I have been doing that for about 6 years now, hopefully
> I'll get a bit of sympathy ;)
> A cursory inspection of postings to this list show that almost everyone
> already posts to *winehq.org. I would propose that for a few weeks, I'll
> simply keep track of where people are posting to, and send private
> emails to the very few who post to .com. Once everyone is posting to the
> .org address, I'll implement a filter in mailman that simply drops the
> others. I have already done this as a test on the announce, bugs, and
> cvs lists, and this eliminates about half of the spam.
> And while I am at it, anyone who wants to help with the moderation and
> is willing to stick with it for the long term, let me know.
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