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Re: problem report: gawk 3.1.1

On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 09:37:29AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
>> In fact, while I'm at it I'm sick of this corporate disclosure
>> disclaimer bs.  People, please don't send that crap here, it's a waste
>> of space when we get 1 line of content and 2 pages of disclosure crap.
>> It isn't that hard to pick up the phone and yell at your IT personnel to
>> cut that crap for messages going to this list.
>I agree.  If the company IT department is not cooperating, there's always
>Yahoo! Mail... ;-)
>> I'd even go so far as to suggest that messages with such content be
>> autofiltered as spam.
>Well, not to step on anyone's toes here, but I, for one, think that the
>spam filter needs to be reconfigured.  I tried sending the screen
>announcement ( )
>SEVEN times yesterday, until it finally got through the spam filter, with
>much cutting and rephrasing.  Adding more rules to the spam filter will
>only increase the likelihood of rejecting legitimate postings.

Out of curiousity, how many times are you going to complain about this?

With any spam blocking mechanism there will occasionally be problems.
We get a vast amount of spam and 99.9999999% of the time the spam
blocker does a good job blocking it.

Your message was blocked because you sent a large binary encoded
attachment to the list which apparently had one or two phrases in it
that marked things as spam.


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