List Spam Filtering

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Thu May 16 23:25:05 UTC 2013

Bruce Cran wrote:
> On 11/05/2013 02:34, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> > Good question. I don't know why. I wish all were, it would keep spam out.
> There have been some discussions about this in the past. 
> freebsd-questions doesn't require subscribing to avoid people who may be 
> unfamiliar with mailing lists being put off posting to it.

That burdens FreeBSD lists with clueless, lazy non subscribers, & spammers.

Web forums exist for those too lame to subscribe & forums can have Captcha.

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultant, Munich
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