[alsa-devel] alsa-devel on vger

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Sun Nov 25 21:27:31 CET 2007

On 25-11-07 20:46, Jaroslav Kysela wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Nov 2007, Rene Herman wrote:
>>> I tried to count some statistics and at the time spamassassin and 
>>> mailman filtering rules catch 92% of spam messages coming to 
>>> alsa-devel. Unfortunately remaining 8% means 20 spam messages daily 
>>> (without moderation). Could moderators confirm this value?
>> No, has too be significantly more, although it varies somewhat per day. 
>> But I alone moderate out more than that on average and I'm not alone. 
>> Are there no "discarded messages" statistic available from the 
>> moderation interface?
>>From mailman logs (May 04 - today):
> Total held messages: 2922 (including approved ones)
> Approved held messages: 419

That would be (2922 - 419) / ($-20070504) ~= 12/day. I'll pay attention for 
a bit, but that really doesn't sound right...

> Also note that ~143 held messages were approved on Nov 14 and Nov 15 (CCed 
> thread from LKML - New Kernel Bugs).
> I hope that all moderators are receiving notification about held messages, 
> so it's no a problem to just check a list and login to mailman interface 
> only when a non-spam (or not clear) message is on the list. I just 
> configured mailman that all messages older than 4 days will be 
> automatically discarded.

I get them at least. You are a bit quick in snipping the arguments before 
this though. Did you try asking David Miller if the list could be at vger 
while keeping the alsa-devel at alsa-project.org name going?


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