[talk] rsvp link in [announce] messages

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Thu Sep 4 09:20:42 EDT 2014

Eitan Adler wrote:
> On 3 September 2014 10:28, George Rosamond
> <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>> James E Keenan wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to include an RSVP-generating link within
>>> the monthly [announce] messages?
>>> Perhaps: rsvp@
>> Well, it would only be feeding the spam bots then...  They scan
>> the internet (and these archives) for email addresses to spam.
> Modern spam bots are far more sophisticated than the kind you are
> talking about.

Yes... I remember when reverse lookups on incoming mail dealt with all
spam.  I know it's a bit more sophisticated.

>> It's not a bullet-proof solution, but it does mitigate the problem
>> a little.
> Not a bit.  It only annoys users to not have a complete link.

if it means 10% less spam to that account, users can toughen it out.


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