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Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:23:19 -0500
From: Josh Bressers <>
To:, Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: first spam message on the list

> This was unusually quick.  S - thank you for posting the list address on
> a blog non-obfuscated. :-(

Well, while this is lame, it was bound to happen eventually anyhow.

> I've just enabled a simple spam filter for the list address (it will
> drop HTML-only messages - and more).  I will also be turning on message
> pre-moderation.  It's a pity that we have to do this so early.

What is message pre-moderation?  Can you expand on what that means?  Will
it let subscribers still post unmoderated?

> Anyone would like to be a moderator (and receive the undetected spam)?

I can do this.  It's a horrible thankless job, but the more we have, the
better things will be.  Getting some folks scattered around the world would
be helpful.


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