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Re: [vox] gmane



hi ricardo,

i usually spend (combined) an hour a day processing spam on lugod.  on
really bad days, it can be up to 2 hours.  i'm not really looking
forward to increasing this number.

just a question to probe the issue -- if we were to use a smtp->nntp
gateway, could we either disable nntp posting completely or restrict
posting via the posting hosts's IP address?

if we could somehow restrict posting hosts to a bunch of IP addresses of
known vox members, then i'll bring it up on vox-officers.  it would be
kind of cool to have a newsgroup.  :)

but if it's going to be a typical usenet free for all, or if i have to
spend even more time than i already do implementing spam control, then
i'd really rather not.

pete


begin Ricardo Anguiano <anguiano@codesourcery.com> 
> 
> Gmane is a mail to news gateway where you can read mailing lists using
> your newsreader.
> 
> http://www.gmane.org
> nntp://news.gmane.org
> 
> I now read almost all of my mailing list traffic via nntp on gmane.
> Just thought I would share that with folks on this list.
> 
> Would anyone object if I tried to add vox-* to the list of mailing
> lists carrier on gmane?  There are links to info on spam prevention
> and a FAQ on the front page.  FYI, gmane was created by the same guy
> who did the gnus news and mail reader.
> 
> -- 
> Ricardo Anguiano
> http://www.codesourcery.com
> _______________________________________________
> vox mailing list
> vox@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox

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