[Rd] Bug repository awakening
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 8 08:07:57 CEST 2008
I've now tidied up the remaining messages, so there are about 6 new ones
(for now -- spam was still arriving as I did this). For a couple of those
the attachements will need unpicking and decoding.
On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>>> "PD" == Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk>
>>>>>>> on Thu, 07 Aug 2008 11:43:50 +0200 writes:
>> PD> Looks like reports from the last month are trickling
>> PD> in. 170 of them in incoming, but there's a lot of
>> PD> spam. I hope Martin's spamfilters are less leaky that
>> PD> ours, so that they get killed en route to r-devel....
>> Yes, they have been *much* less leaky for quite a while:
>> It's me as admin and Marc Schwartz as volunteer moderator,
>> for all messages from people not subscribed to R-devel.
>> This time (US morning), it was Marc who manually approved many
>> dozens of messages.
>> [[ ==> Please, "regular bug reporters", do subscribe to R-devel... ]]
>> Martin Maechler, ETH Zuric
> I still hope that your non-human filters can relieve the human ones....
> As it turned out there were 560 messages by the end of the day. I've managed
> to cut that down to about 150, using brute force on the repository, and even
> that is mostly spam. However, the remainder will still have been forwarded to
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