On Saturday 14 August 2004 23:37, Chuck Swiger wrote: > Malcolm Kay wrote: > [ ... ] > > > I am quite happy to have these rejected but it seems they don't > > get deleted at the ISP end and clog up the mail box, I think > > eventually confusing fetchmail. > > You ought to convince your ISP to apply better spam filtering before they > accept messages for you, which will reduce the problem you see. >
I agree except that my ISP already provides extensive SPAM filtering. The problem is with those that don't trip the ISP's spam filter. I am able to set the spam trigger level -- maybe I should be setting this lower. But I don't believe unsolvable addresses is included in his criteria. > > Responding to 2 or 3 lists using a valid e-mail address means that > > I receive a lot of spam including much with unresolvable addresses. > > Nowadays, you can receive a lot of spam regardless of what you do, so it > helps to reject most of it immediately. Agreed Malcolm _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"