Re: Mail filters (was Re: affective pronouns)
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, July 30, 2002, 20:39|
Christophe Grandsire writes:
> En réponse à Tim May <butsuri@...>:
> > Incidentally, Christophe, I have a mail filter on my machine here, and
> > it blocked your mail asking for submissions for the journal. Not a
> > real problem in my case, as I wouldn't have had anything to submit...
> > I should really work out how to whitelist you so it can't happen
> > again.
> That's really strange, since my mail didn't have the structure of a spam, and
> came through the list like any one else...
> > |Subject: *****SPAM***** Conlang Journal: deadline for submission of
> > articles: 23rd June
> > | 2002
> > |Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 11:46:57 +0200
> > |
> > |SPAM: -------------------- Start SpamAssassin results
> > ----------------------
> > |SPAM: This mail is probably spam. The original message has been
> > altered
> > |SPAM: so you can recognise or block similar unwanted mail in future.
> > |SPAM: See http://spamassassin.org/tag/ for more details.
> > |SPAM:
> > |SPAM: Content analysis details: (7.1 hits, 5 required)
> > |SPAM: Hit! (2.7 points) Subject contains lots of white space
> What a nonsense! So having one space between each word is too much white space?
> Your spam filter has some problems it seems...
Actually, in the version I have, there are 15 spaces between "June"
and "2002". This isn't clear in the quoted version (there could be a
tab in there, it's difficult to say with this client). I'm not sure at
what stage they got there...
> > |SPAM: Hit! (2.4 points) BODY: No such thing as a free lunch (2)
> > |SPAM: Hit! (2.0 points) Subject contains a unique ID number
> This one I don't understand. Does anybody know what it means?
The first is a reference to the fact that you used the word "free" in
the body. As for the second, I guess it interpreted the date as an ID
number used to identify what spam a reply would be in response to...