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

Benoit Fouet benoit.fouet
Thu Jan 24 13:49:03 CET 2008

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 07:16:16AM -0500, The Wanderer wrote:
>> 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.
> and it would still kill a
> [PATCH] several patches to support X
>   Re: [PATCH] several patches to support X (1 of 5)
>   Re: [PATCH] several patches to support X (2 of 5)
> ...
> where the original doesnt contain a patch

didn't you ask for one thread by patch ?

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