[FFmpeg-devel] Filtering clueless-user spam from the lists

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi
Wed Jan 23 16:22:21 CET 2008

Il Wednesday 23 January 2008 16:16:12 Michael Niedermayer ha scritto:
> >
> > yet facts prove otherwise: just read the ML and the headers
> > of all broken mails. You won't be surprised to see outlook
> > in every user-agent header.
> uhm thats a scary form of reasoning you use here ...
> its like saying, look at all cancer patients, they all came in
> contact with dihydrogen monoxid before getting cancer, or
> look at acid rain, it contains hydroxylic acid
> then then suggest to ban these chemmicals

Like Guillaume's even your answer is out of proportions

> the fallacy of your reasoning is
> All bad ones contain X thus X is bad and should be banned

> correct would be
> how often does X do bad things? or
> how many mails from outlook are broken and how many not?
> [...]

and if they turned out to be > 2/3 ?

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