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Re: A note about the list js-devs-task-force

From: Zak Rogoff
Subject: Re: A note about the list js-devs-task-force
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:38:56 -0400
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On 09/24/2013 01:05 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Zak,
>     Great, thank you for the explanation, and for making sure the list is
>     set up with listhelper despamming.
> It isn't set up yet, because the list has still not been created.
> Should I do so?  I just don't want to confuse the sysadmins.
>     When you refer to listhelper, are you talking about a program or a
>     combination of a program and volunteers despamming? 
> It's a combination of a variety of things -- spamassassin, a specific
> set of mailman configuration settings, humans, etc.  The two people
> involved are me and Bob Proulx.  We wrote a brief description at
> (and linked pages).
>     Is there any other despamming method that we should be choosing to
>     use or not, other than listhelper?
> The sysadmins have additional spam filtering in place on,
> the results of which are not accessible to users.  The filtered junk
> msgs end up in lists:/spam/LISTNAME.  It kills a whole lot of mail, but
> happily, the few times I have had occasion to check there, I have never
> seen real messages wrongly classified as spam.  I am not sure what
> program is used for that filtering, if it's just spamassassin or
> something else.
> As for anything else -- I can't exactly imagine what it would be, but we
> would surely like to know if any other spam filtering is put in place,
> whether for the system or for particular lists.
>     Just to clarify, if the sysadmins use ~list/, it will
>     have listhelper set up to do despamming?
> Yes, that's correct.
> Best,
> Karl
Hey, my apologies. I lost track of this email and just found it now. The
sysadmins have set up the list now, and they say they used, so it should be set up with despamming.

Zak Rogoff

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