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Re: add sender without mail if mail is in some ignored-list?

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: add sender without mail if mail is in some ignored-list?
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:25:38 -0700
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Kevin Brubeck Unhammer <address@hidden> writes:

> Greg Troxel <address@hidden> čálii:
>> "Roland Winkler" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> What is the problem here and what would be the most meaningful
>>> strategy for BBDB to deal with this?  Is the problem that one email
>>> address is used by different senders and BBDB should keep track of
>>> this?  Or should BBDB merge the emails from different senders?
> Not merge e-mails, no – it'd be better to treat it as if the e-mail
> address didn't exist at all. (I think Greg Troxel explained it well.)
> [...]
>> So, bbdb should have some sort of list of email addresses that should
>> always be ignored and never auto-added in any way, because there is no
>> reason to think they are validly asssociated with a person.
>> address@hidden and any similar mis-used forge sender addresses
>> should be on this default list.
> Well, one could bikeshed whether it should have a default value with
> that in it or just be up to the user to decide. But some kind of list of
> never-add-e-mails would be nice :)

Or make a BBDB record for github, and add this as an mail address? It's
really github sending you the email, after all.

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