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Re: several messages

From: Brian Behlendorf <brian_at_collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-17 01:12:35 CEST

On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Matthew Braithwaite wrote:
> Gee, I sure wish I could post to this mailing list without having to use
> `sendmail -f'. Nothing like getting brutally fucked by ezmlm to start
> your day off right. Grr.

To be clear, the have-to-be-subscribed-to-post and envelope-sender checks
are very very effective anti-spam techniques that I can't recommend
running a public mailing list without.

> Okay, now everybody can flame me for not writing to dev-owner. Yes, I'm
> an idiot. Sorry.
> Although I had kind of hoped that because ezmlm diligently pays attention
> to the envelope sender, it woulda bounced that message because it had an
> envelope of <matt@braithwaite.net>, which is not a subscribed address.

It does bounce it to a moderator, but it's possible that moderator
approved it without looking at the content...

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