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Rick Thompson fortweb at fortweb.com
Sat Mar 20 16:13:25 EST 2004

Encartis looks like a nice project, thank you for pointing that out. It 
does work with qmail according to the docs btw.

I was not endorsing the use of 0spam or any other anti-spam methods. I also 
didn't want it to go off on a tangent away from the primary issue of why we 
see that subject so often and what could realistically be done to prevent it.


At 12:36 PM 3/20/2004 -0800, you wrote:

>On 3/20/2004 11:47 AM, Rick Thompson wrote:
>>I agree with your sentiments on Qmail and majordomo. Don't get me wrong, 
>>I have always thought majordomo was a pita to install
>I recommend ecartis instead: http://www.ecartis.org - Been using it for 
>years. It's easy to set up, works great, etc. Not sure about how it works 
>with qmail, because I use postfix, but I imagine it's pretty much the same.
>I don't agree with you on your opinion on this btw. Whitelists are a dumb 
>way to solve the spam problem regardless of how the list software works. 
>If everyone used a whitelist system, no-one would ever see the whitelist 
>requests and email would stop working entirely. Increasing the hassle for 
>everyone trying to send email simply moves the inconvenience of spam away 
>from the recipient and into the lap of every single other person sending 
>them mail. I think that's kind of an arrogant way to behave.
>I personally like the idea of greylisting, although it has some problems 
>that need to be overcome before it really takes off, but it's a good idea. 
>For details see here: http://projects.puremagic.com/greylisting/
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Rick Thompson

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Email: rick at fortweb.com
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