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Subject: Re: [boost] Infrastructure (Was: review system in place is extremelyslow?)
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-26 05:46:59

John Maddock wrote:
>> There are some concerns, actually. For example, our Trac is a bit too
>> slow at
>> times. As of recent, the amount of spam that hits boost-build mailing
>> list
>> is going through the rough, presumably due to no filtering.
> Hmm... spam to this list is basically zero (at least spam that the
> moderators have to deal with). Is the Boost.Build list set to
> automatically reject posts from unsubscribed addresses?

No, I have explicitly turned of that feature.

> That's what
> this list does (it sends a message telling you how to subscribe and why
> it's necessary), and since we only moderate first-posts from new
> subscribers, acting as moderator implies next to no work at all....
> which is how it should be really... you guys are just all too polite ;-)

Well, this is very nice behaviour for moderators, but very annoying for
newcomers. It would be much nicer if there was spam filtering -- for all
I can tell, there's essentially none.

- Volodya

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