[FFmpeg-devel] Filtering clueless-user spam from the lists
Wed Jan 23 16:56:43 CET 2008
On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 04:49:05PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > >
> > > 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 ?
> i just looked at the mails of ffmpeg-dev (not all just the last 1 or 2 years)
> and heres a list of user-agent and X-mailer headers from all thread hijackers
> that is without a 're:' and 'in-reply-to:'
> so it does not appear your statement is true for thread hijacks
that is, banning outlook wont make a difference for the number of
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