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Re: Let's shut down address@hidden

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: Let's shut down address@hidden
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 23:52:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, Dec 12 2005, Stefan Monnier wrote:

> It makes no difference indeed in the case where you don't read the list *at
> all* before posting.  But if you select the newsgroup just before posting an
> article (the standard operation AFAIK: it's even usually recommended to
> read a bit of a newsgroup before you post to it), or if you check the
> archive before sending a mail to the mailing-list, then I'd be surprised if
> the spam doesn't turn you off.  I mean: you really have to look for the
> valid articles in order to realize that the group/list is actually
> still alive.


I read bug-gnu-emacs via gmane.org (gmane.emacs.bugs).  After applying
Gmane's spam detection (detected spam is cross-posted to
gmane.spam.detected) and some home grown leafnode filters, the spam
ratio is approximately 50%.

Bye, Reiner.
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