[lug] blug mail as spam <ot>

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 17:26:00 MST 2006

On 12/14/06, Sean Reifschneider <jafo at tummy.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 09:12:07PM -0700, Collins Richey wrote:
> >most common false hit, and it's rare.  I haven't done any analysis,
> >but I presume that the combination of BLUG and/or Boulder with other
> >elements in the mail makes such mail more prone to be marked as spam.
> If they were clever, they would use the List-Id header and once you marked
> a message from the list as not-spam.  Particularly if it comes from the
> same IP address as it previously had.
> The problem comes in when people get spam from a mailing list and mark it
> as spam, which may influence the list server as the spam source rather than
> the actual spammer.

It only happens rarely, and as soon as I mark a few as non-spam, the
behavior disappears again for a long time.

Collins Richey
     If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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