Spam in the Debian List Archive

Note that all this is very preliminary.

Status quo

It has been claimed that the [http://lists.debian.org/ Debian list archives] contain spam email messages.

There is a "report as spam" button in on the list archive page of each message, but presently, spam is by and large not removed from the archives. The submissions seem to help (more or less) with finding spam but need manual review before they could be acted upon.

Key points towards a spam removal policy

Comments and suggestions are very welcome.

Practical matters

About using newspamclassify.py:

Any suggestions on the above and/or the program are of course welcome.

Suggested Improvements

People doing this

If you want to jump in, add yourself here and contact [mailto:tv@beamnet.de Thomas] for coordination. Your help is appreciated.

Getting program and data


CategoryTeams CategoryTeams