Re: [Rd] Bug repository awakening

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 07:07:57 +0100 (BST)

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
> r-devel.....
>
>
>

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