At 08:08 AM 8/13/97 +0100, Paul Dunne wrote:
Uh, use formail to break the digests up and pass them into procmail for
individual message filtering? AND you'd get to be able to respond to
Wait---you're telling me the best way to read the digest is, not
to read the digest!? If I wanted individual messages, I could
just subscribe to the list in that form, no? But this is all
With the digest form, you could still get a SINGLE inbound message, and
break it up in your inbox (rather, in your procmail mailbox). Alternatley,
you could have a recipe to break it up, call out to your anti-spam recipes,
then REASSEMBLE the digest if that is really how you want to read it.
beside the point. Other lists don't get spam to the extent that
the procmail list does; ergo, something is wrong with our list.
Most probably, because it is mirrored to several web-based list archives,
leaving the address available for culling by spambots. Combined with the
fact that it takes posts from anybody who can send a message to the
How about discussing how to fix this, rather than work around it?
Because it has been discussed before, and it doesn't appear as if it will
be changing any time soon. Hey, I'm all for requiring SUBSCRIBER
submission, which would go a long ways to aleviating the problem.
Sorry if suggesting a workaround annoyed you. You're welcome to just sit
there and wait for the list to change its ways instead.
Please DO NOT carbon me on list replies. I'll get my copy from the list.
Sean B. Straw / Professional Software Engineering
Post Box 2395 / San Rafael, CA 94912-2395