[Xmonad] (OT) Fwd: Constrained resize for floated windows
dons at galois.com
Mon Oct 22 17:54:22 EDT 2007
> Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> >On Oct 21, 2007, at 12:50 , Isaac Dupree wrote:
> >>Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> >>>The main problem with such a submission point is that most
> >>>"submissions" would come from spammers. (*grumble*)
> >>Are spammers really smart enough to put "darcs patch: " at the
> >>beginning of the subject line, and attach a darcs patch (e.g. reject
> >>any subject line that doesn't contain "darcs patch", at least if it's
> >>from someone who has never sent a message that's been accepted by the
> >>address/list)? If they don't sign up, and aren't given access to list
> >>archives, I don't see how spammer-machines could automatically find
> >Sadly, spammers aren't just machines, and the people behind the machines
> >seem to actively seek out ways to target even the most unlikely
> >recipients. I've given up on trying to understand their logic beyond
> >"all possible recipients in all possible ways at all possible times".
> the odd thing is that haskell.org and other mailman mailing lists don't
> seem to get spammed. Even though anyone can register any e-mail address
> instantly (in the most common configuration)
They do get spammed. This list gets 5 or so a day.
We just block them effectively by requiring subscription, and then
applying a bunch of mailman rules.
If people will take the time to prepare a darcs patch, the burden of
signing up to the list seems relatively light in comparison, and helps
ensure we can talk to potential contributors more easily.
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