[Wine] list spam related question

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 20:52:23 CDT 2011

On 9/20/11 5:02 PM, tparker wrote:
> On 09/20/2011 07:35 PM, dimesio wrote:
>> Yes, people can post from Nabble via the mailing list, and have done 
>> so in the past. It's very annoying; Nabble mangles threads, and posts 
>> end up getting attributed to the wrong people. I don't see why the 
>> mailing list itself allows posts from Nabble. 
> Thank you! That is what I was curious about.
> Would it be reasonable to block posting via Nabble (and anything 
> similar) and see if/how that changes the rate of spam posts we get?
Blocking or shutting down the mail gateway would not do much for cutting 
down the spam.  I just blocked two more sites and banned five more users 
that were spammers on the FORUM site.
99% of the spam is coming from 'live' posters on the Forums.


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