On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 03:17:21PM -0500, Bill Moran wrote: > Ceri Davies wrote: > >>>>Or you could consider helping find a way to re-enable > >>>>the www to send-pr while preventing script kiddies from > >>>>abusing it. > >> > >>Why not have a "pr-moderator" for each category (i386, kern, doc, etc), > >>who > >>approves each incoming PR. Basically this person would act as a > >>front-line > >>defense against spammers, but it would also allow them to assign PRs to > >>developers as they are submitted, rather than letting them sit in the PR > >>database for weeks/months before anyone picks them up. > > > >I believe something like this is being considered. > > Have you considered a 'confirmation' system that sends mail back to the > originator for confirmation before actually submitting the PR? > > This way, if someone does manage to spam the GNATS database, we'll have > their email address and can officially complain. Most ISPs would have > such abuse be grounds for cancelling their account.
That's a good idea, but wouldn't really have helped; the email addresses concerned were "disposable" and all from various free webmail providers. -- To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message