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From Andrew Pitonyak <and...@pitonyak.org>
Subject RE: What do we want to do with spam on lists?
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:31:42 GMT
On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 21:28:04 -0800, "Dennis E. Hamilton"
<dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote:
> I took care of it as soon as I saw it (after being away all day and
> returning about an hour ago).  The user is unsubscribed.

Excellent. This is a thankless job!

> Some lists allow the first post from a new subscriber to be moderated. 
It
> should be easy to have unsubscribe as a moderation reply option.  The
> advantage is that the spam would never get to the list, and it is
actually
> easier on the moderator, rather than seeing it on the list first, or
having
> subscribers yell at -owner@ to have somebody banned.

I am a big fan of this method!

 
> Just pointing out the pain point.  Being able to provide a solution is
> beyond my competency.
> 
>  - Dennis
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gavin McDonald [mailto:gavin@16degrees.com.au] 
> Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 21:10
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: What do we want to do with spam on lists?
> 
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rob Weir [mailto:robweir@apache.org]
>> Sent: Monday, 19 December 2011 12:42 PM
>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: What do we want to do with spam on lists?
>> 
>> Some spam on the ooo-users list this evening:
>> 
>> http://markmail.org/message/hqvtj76howq5kmjv
>> 
>> The poster is subscribed to the list.  This was not moderated in.
>> 
>> What do we want moderators to do in this case? Warn the user?
>> Unsubscribe them?
>> 
>> We should probably have a common understanding about how we handle
>> this.
> 
> no messing around, just unsubscribe them.
> 
> Gav...
> 
>> 
>> -Rob

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