38906Re: Content filtering
- Feb 4, 2005On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 05:08:29PM +0100, Antoine J. Mechelynck wrote:
>Oops. I guess I've only used mutt ... ! You're right, it would probably
> GI wrote:
> > How about if we all had to add a custom header with a password?
> > Something like
> > x-vimdev-password: Help Uganda
> > Any message without this header field (and correct password) is
> > automatically rejected.
> > Mutt users can easily set up a hook to add custom headers to specific
> > addresses. I'm sure this is possible with other clients too. This should
> > block almost all viruses for a while. The only trouble is telling n00b's
> > to add this header before posting. Maybe a note on the webpage or
> > something similar (if this idea get's adopted).
> Some other clients, maybe. All others, even all other widely-used ones,
> definitely not. I know it's anathema to mention Outlook Express in front
> of mutt users, but AFAIK its users can add _no_ custom headers to its
> emails. About Mozilla Thunderbird (which I'm now using), I'm less sure;
> but I would need directions about how to go about it. Since there are
> many different mail clients out there, and since not all Vim users are
> computer nerds, such a measure would require adding as many pages of
> directions to the Vim-online "mailing lists" page as there are mail
> clients with different methods of adding custom headers. I wouldn't
> advise it.
be a nightmare for Outlook Express users.
On the plus side, I've not recieved spam on the vim-dev list for a
while. Maybe it get's caught by my spam filter here though ... :)
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