Kernel, Uboot new mailinglist?

Daniel Clark dclark at
Tue Jan 19 12:08:31 EST 2010

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Wolfgang Spraul <wolfgang at> wrote:
> Bas,
>> Sounds good to me.  Which lists would you want to allow non-subscriber
>> posts to?
> I would like all lists to be open to non-subscribers, the problem is spam.
> I think some people have effective tricks to keep mailman lists both open
> and protected from spam. I just need to spend some time to investigate that.
> Does anybody know the latest state-of-the-art in that area?
> The same is true for the wiki, btw. I would love to open it for anonymous
> edits, but last time we had that it took 30 minutes before some spam bot
> started dumping trash into our wiki. Also need to look into CAPTCHA or
> whatever the latest stuff is...

I'm not going to claim these solutions are state-of-the-art, but for
mailing lists FSF uses ; for wiki
spam the setup at plus a
few modifications that aren't doc'ed externally are used (but probably
best to look to wikipedia for this if people have time - they run
antispam 'bots etc).

Daniel JB Clark |

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