Re: NNTP spam filtering server side
Joe(theWordy)Philbrook <jtwdyp <at> ttlc.net>
2010-02-04 13:03:26 GMT
It would appear that on Feb 4, Olly Betts did say:
> On 2010-02-03, Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi <at> gnus.org> wrote:
> > In addition, I could have the server listen to two addresses.
> > If you read from complete-news.gmane.org instead of news.gmane.org,
> > you'd get complete overview files, instead of the censored ones.
> I'd certainly prefer to be able to read the "complete" version myself - I don't
> see that many spam messages which gmane has cross-posted, and do see the odd
> mis-marked message which I like to be able to report as "unspam" (perhaps one a
> week - most recently was today).
> But I can see it being a nicer default.
Like you Olly, I don't see so much actual spam on any of the lists I read
as to bother me all that much. But what I like is the idea that the users
will be able choose which feed. And this dual nntp address method makes
that so easy as to not much matter which is the default.
I'm curious though, because I normally use nntp rather than http, I'm not
to sure of the web access options. If I chose to keep my news reader
pointed at the spam filtered news.gmane.org address, what would I need to
do to insure when I occasionally use http://search.gmane.org/ to find
something, that I would be searching the "complete" version???
Also, I never did look into how the spam filter works. Lets say that
Spambot(at)sicko.ru succeeds in posting to a mailing list, and that gmane's
filter excludes it from the news.gmane.org mirror of that list. Would any
list replies to the spam also be filtered out??? (you know the ones from