Please don't reply to spam - Was: Freebsd Project Drug Awareness

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Mon Oct 10 06:55:04 UTC 2016

On Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:57:28 +0200, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
>At least I consider to become a drug addict because that could make it
>easier to bear the current amount of spam.

Very unlikely, but expansion of consciousness by taking drugs might
help to realise, that continuing a thread that is spam, does lead to
more spam and apart from this, doing so is spam on its own.

Days ago I wrote off-list to one contributor... 

  Begin forwarded message:

  Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2016 20:57:24 +0200
  From: Ralf Mardorf
  To: [snip]
  Subject: [off-list] Please don't reply to spam


  when I read the latest junk mail, my first thought was, that this
  person should take drugs to get rid of symptoms. However, I could
  resist to reply, since replying to spam only leads to more spam.


...hopefully it doesn't require an explanation.


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