Re: [Rd] Bug repository awakening

From: Marc Schwartz <>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 17:53:04 -0500

on 08/07/2008 05:23 PM Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Martin Maechler wrote:

>>>>>>> "PD" == Peter Dalgaard <>
>>>>>>>     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.

A lot (most) of those went to /dev/null and were added to the auto-discard list so that they won't continue to be problematic in the future. A little CQI for the human filters.

>>  [[ ==> 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.....

Peter, has there been any awakening of prior discussions with respect to replacing JitterBug with Bugzilla?


Marc mailing list Received on Thu 07 Aug 2008 - 22:55:45 GMT

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