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From thorsten <>
Subject Re: moderate
Date Fri, 10 Sep 2004 06:50:39 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Scherler, Thorsten wrote:
>>Hello devs,
>>can we *please* block this email address!
>>I get everyday two mails from them to moderate! Lets please get rid of 
>>that email!
> Steady on there Thorsten. It is a moderators job to simply
> delete such spam. Yes our dear Apache infrastructure people
> are making big efforts to filter it, but we still get some.
> If you notice a pattern to the abuse, then gather facts and
> send a kind, supportive message to infrastructure@ap...
> You need to attach the mail, with complete headers.
> However, don't just dump isolated cases onto them. They are
> a volunteer project, just like us.

Yeah, such filters should be managable by moderators like us! ...or even 
better: if I reject messages from a certain mail for x times the filter 
should adjust itself to ban the mail address ;-)

> I do understand that you get frustrated by spam - we all do.
> We can also take you off the moderator duty if you cannot cope.

No, dude it is allright.
I was just asking for guideliness how to change the filters as moderator.


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