Spam on the list [Was: Re: [R] Urgent ...]

Matej Cepl matej at
Mon Nov 4 19:49:01 CET 2002

On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 11:08:49AM +0100, Martin Maechler wrote:
> Even if only subscribers could post, we would have to protect
> from spam quite a bit, since many spams and even more viruses
> are now spread by faking proper "From: ..." addresses
> (that are sometimes collected from the *corresponding mailing
>  list archives).

That's true and you're obviously right.


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