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Re: english text only?

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: english text only?
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 01:17:58 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

address@hidden writes:

>     From: address@hidden (Greg A. Woods)
>     Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 16:29:23 -0500 (EST)
> [...]    
>     > How many people reading this have mail access, but not newsgroup
>     > access?
>     Count me out.  
> Me too.  Newsgroups, in my experience, are awash in spam, 

Ok. My experience differs, but we've probably been reading different

"info-cvs" is the first mailing list/newsgroup I've encountered that
gets so much spam, so I've been blaming it on the mailing list side.

> and just too bloody much of a pain. 

"pain" in what way? Your newsreader is not as friendly as your mail
reader? There are better ones out there! Netscape newsreader is pretty
good; I prefer Emacs Gnus.

> If info-cvs becomes news-only, I'll just bail on it.
> I've set up a redistributor for info-cvs which runs on my home
> machine.  It does a fair job of filtering the crap, and is getting
> progressively better as I refine my filters.  If there's interest, I
> can open it up to general subscription, and whose who care about a
> spam-limited info-cvs list can subscribe that way.

I'd like to see your list of filters, so I can add them to my Gnus
setup. I'd rather rely on the news servers than your mail server.

-- Stephe

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