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Re: Adding a blacklist via sa-update - would you mind?

From: Karsten Bräckelmann <guenther_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Dec 05 2011 - 23:14:45 GMT
To: users@spamassassin.apache.org

On Mon, 2011-12-05 at 16:27 -0500, darxus@chaosreigns.com wrote:
> On 12/02, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
> > How very subversive...
>
> I asked in the bug how people felt about posting to the users list about
> it. I got no objections.

You got no answer. Subtle difference.

> The complete lack of responses from anybody but you in the last 4 days
> seems to be a loud and clear indication that nobody cares, and we should go
> ahead with adding this useful blacklist.

You do realize that your target audience for that question is exactly
the group hardly posting here on weekends, right?

> > > We would prefer to only add this blacklist to future releases, version
> > > 3.4.x+. But we currently do not have a way to maintain two separate sets
> > > of rule updates. So our options are:
> >
> > Discussing exactly this on the dev@ list would have been quite some
> > idea, don't ya think?
>
> I thought that question had already been sufficiently implied.

Implied would be correct. Though not specifically asked, let alone
discussed by the devs. Not everyone follows closely all bugzilla mail.
(And the Mailspike specific feature request is not the place to discuss
this much broader topic either.)

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