advocacy/89731: TOO MANY SPAMs on's mailing list

Takeo Hashimoto HashimotoTakeo at
Tue Nov 29 17:40:21 GMT 2005

>Number:         89731
>Category:       advocacy
>Synopsis:       TOO MANY SPAMs on's mailing list
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    freebsd-advocacy
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Nov 29 17:40:18 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Takeo Hashimoto
>Release:        5.4-RELEASE
there are too many spams on's mailing list.
- newbie can not find any kind of know-how from ML archive site.
- almost expert user are disappointed at miserable state of community.
- oldie does not think about mass happiness.
- once you post article to lists, spammer get your address from archive.
- waste network traffic and server resource.
- distinct honor of "FreeBSD is a freedom for spammer"
1) subscribe to any's mailing list. (for example, FreeBSD-users-jp at
2) just wait few hours.
change the ML policy to "restrict_post"


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