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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">Ya I have basically dropped all the
      ones that are caught. They are all spam just dropped another big
      bunch again just now.<br>
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      Arend I am quite suprised Spamassassin hasnt been setup and
      integrated with mailman. I am not sure if that is possible, but I
      can find out and let you know later on today, that is assuming
      they have an IRC channel.<br>
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      On 17/08/2012 15:56, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:<br>
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      <div>I can tell you want we do on another list where I'm a
        moderator..</div>
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      <div>If it's an "autogenerated spam" &nbsp;just dump it silently
        automatically and unsubscribe (these are easy.. They have email
        addresses like <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:asdfgh@bogusdomain.com">asdfgh@bogusdomain.com</a>)</div>
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      <div>I can find out what we use for our filters.</div>
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      <div>If it's spam that's "out of character" with the previous
        posts from the apparent source, assume it's spoofed origin, dump
        it silently. &nbsp;If it's someone we (moderators) know, we might
        send them an email saying we got the spoofed source, but since
        there's not a heck of a lot anyone can do, it's of dubious
        usefulness.</div>
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          <span style="font-weight:bold">From: </span>Jonathan Aquilina
          &lt;<a moz-do-not-send="true"
            href="mailto:eagles051387@gmail.com">eagles051387@gmail.com</a>&gt;<br>
          <span style="font-weight:bold">Date: </span>Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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          <span style="font-weight:bold">To: </span>Arend Dittmer &lt;<a
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            href="mailto:adittmer@penguincomputing.com">adittmer@penguincomputing.com</a>&gt;<br>
          <span style="font-weight:bold">Cc: </span>"<a
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          &lt;<a moz-do-not-send="true"
            href="mailto:beowulf@beowulf.org">beowulf@beowulf.org</a>&gt;<br>
          <span style="font-weight:bold">Subject: </span>Re: [Beowulf]
          Moderation of the Beowulf Mailing List<br>
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            <div class="moz-cite-prefix">I am looking at the moderation
              tasks and it seems like there are already a number of spam
              messages waiting there. Question I have is do i reject the
              messages and discard them as well as add the sender to
              either the reject or discard list?<br>
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              How are we going to proceed with these emails?<br>
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              On 17/08/2012 00:55, Arend Dittmer wrote:<br>
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              Hi Everybody,
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              <div>I am with Penguin Computing, who is hosting the
                beowulf mailing list.&nbsp;Thank you for volunteering to
                share the burden of moderating the list. Doug Eadline
                suggested that everybody agrees to this mission
                statement as a common denominator:</div>
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              <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px;
                background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family:
                arial, sans-serif; ">"<i>As moderators we strive to
                  preserve a focused and open discussion</i></span><i><br
style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
                <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px;
                  background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family:
                  arial, sans-serif; ">of HPC technical issues. We will
                  support civil discourse and</span><br
style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
                <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px;
                  background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family:
                  arial, sans-serif; ">disagreement, but reserve the
                  right to moderate personal attacks</span><br
style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
                <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px;
                  background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family:
                  arial, sans-serif; ">and inappropriate content of a
                  non-technical nature. Mild commercial</span><br
style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
                <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px;
                  background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family:
                  arial, sans-serif; ">promotion of projects and
                  products is permissible if the topic has been</span><br
style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
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              <div><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);
                  color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px; font-family:
                  arial, sans-serif; "><i>suggested by prior
                    non-commercial list conversations or queries.</i>"</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</div>
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              <div>I would like to share the list administrator password
                with you. The easiest and safest way to share is
                probably via SMS. If you could please send me your cell
                phone numbers so that I can send you the admin password.
                I promise ... I will delete every number as soon as I
                have sent the password. No follow-up calls from Penguin
                sales ... :)</div>
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              <div>One issue all of you may want to look at its the
                topic of spam filtering. Right now e-mail from unknown
                sources is held, and the queue can quickly get pretty
                lengthy. Joe Landman offered to help with installing a
                spam filter. Joe, please let me know if you need
                any&nbsp;privileges beyond list admin for this.</div>
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              <div>Thanks again for volunteering</div>
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              <div>Arend &nbsp;&nbsp;<br clear="all">
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                -- <br>
                Arend Dittmer<br>
                Penguin Computing<br>
                (415) 954-2863
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