On 02/18/2014 04:52 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:
On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 03:59:57PM -0600, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
On 2/18/2014 3:22 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:
I don't know if anyone has noticed, but a large amount of the spam
is directed at the deprecated linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx list aliases.
Kill that alias, and a large amount of the spam disappears.
53/173, non-scientific, in my folders, so roughly 1/3rd of spam getting
through the nets is addressed to the deprecated address. I agree, kill
FWIW, from the perspective of someone who has a lot of lists
directing email at him, the XFS list is no worse than most others.
Maybe my vision is skewed. The only other open list I sub is
linux-raid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx It has a little less average volume than
xfs, but only like one spam every few days gets through.
More likely my vision is skewed - I deal with a few thousand of
emails every day and delete most of them immediately without reading
anything other than the subject line(*). Spam is a tiny, tiny
percentage of the of mail I process every day....
(*) The shiniest key on my keyboard is 'd', indicating it is the
most used key, all because I use it to delete mail ;)
I'll talk with the SGI IT group about disabling the linux-xfs mail alias.