cbiere at TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Sun Jul 4 17:01:26 CEST 2004
Thomas Sjögren wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 06:18:55PM +0200, Christian Biere wrote:
> > However, I like the idea of subscribing with a key *instead* of an email
> > address so that I could easily post from diverse accounts without having
> > to register different addresses.
> This would work on this list but what about gnupg-users or similar where
> people usually joins because they either havent start using gpg, dont
> know how to use it or its broken?
Those options don't need to be mutually-exclusive. Once it's used by
most subscribers you could decrease spam threshold of your filters for
unsigned int^Wmail. AFAIK, the list maintainers check the filtered mail
at least occasionally anyway so it wouldn't cause (significant) mail
lossage. However, it wasn't me who suggested this as a spam filter and the
spammers would surely catch up after awhile considering the huge zombie
farms they own, it would probably not cause a performance problem except
a little more initial work.
I was rather thinking about the comfort of using a meta ID instead of
a plain (fixed) mail address which is also nice for people who use
generated addresses which have a small time window of validity.
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