Maintainership request: Grub
andrew at cream.org
Thu Jan 22 11:34:48 PST 2004
Sergey Matveychuk wrote:
> I've sent this email to grub maintainer (jedgar at FreeBSD.org) but he's
> rejected it because "all russians are spammers":
> The Postfix program
> <jedgar at fxp.org>: host chaos.fxp.org[126.96.36.199] said: 554
> <sem at ciam.ru>:
> Sender address rejected: All .ru blocked due to extensive dictionary
> So, I dirrect it here. (Can somebody resend it to jedgar@ if he doesn't
> read this maillist?)
> I start a work on grub. One of goals is to make Grub UFS2 compliant.
> It will be convenient if I could take a maintainership on FreeBSD Grub
> What do you think?
I've got a real problem with people who make silly decisions about who
they'll accept mail from. Honestly, some of the RBLs (they weren't the
problem in this case) are as big an Internet pest as the spammers that
they try so hard to fight against.
Anyhow, what's the point in blocking all .ru email addresses? All .ru
hostnames would be *less* stupid.
It's hardly all in the spirit of international co-operation is it?
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