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

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jan 23 01:44:13 CET 2008

On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 07:43:35PM -0500, 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:
> - Mail cross-posted to more than one ffmpeg list
>   (annoying user questions cross-posted to devel list)
> - Mail with Re: in subject but no In-Reply-To: header
>   (broken threading)
> - Mail without Re: in subject but containing In-Reply-To: header
>   (thread hijacking)
> All of these are trivial procmail recipes.

yes, and ive even volunteered to write these recipes at some point in the

pester root please ...

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

I know you won't believe me, but the highest form of Human Excellence is
to question oneself and others. -- Socrates
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/attachments/20080123/feb9075e/attachment.pgp>

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list