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

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Thu Jan 24 13:16:16 CET 2008

Loren Merritt wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Jan 2008, Rich Felker wrote:
>> I'm wondering if we could implement a few idiot-proofing filters
>> for the ffmpeg lists to keep annoyances down. Some ideas to
>> auto-reject:
> While you're at it, how about [PATCH] with no attachments. If you
> don't want to reject such messages, at least give the sender feedback
> before someone on the list has to tell them they forgot.

Er... wouldn't doing this also mean rejecting messages from people who
reply to a patch, but do not attach anything?

The obvious way to avoid that would be to not reject [PATCH] without
attachment if there is also a Re:, but that would miss
forgotten-attachment posts in the middle of an existing thread.

    The Wanderer

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