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Re: policy around 'wontfix' bug tag




On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 13:13:18 -0600, David Wright wrote:

> On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 18:06:34 (+0000), Brian wrote:
> > On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 12:53:36 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > 
> > > On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 05:31:29PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> > > > AfAIK. there isn't any way to determine whether a message posted to
> > > > -user is from a non-subscriber.
> > > 
> > > I believe some people are using the one of the X-Spam* headers
> > > and looking for the LDOSUBSCRIBER substring.  Which is extremely
> > > non-obvious, and probably not a vector that ordinary users can
> > > easily pursue.
> > 
> > The presence of LDOSUBSCRIBER indicates the post is from a subscribed
> > member. It absence tells you nothing about whether the person (as
> > indicted by the From: header) is subscribed or not.
> 
> Agreed; I've never earned the privilege of that in my header.
> I've sometimes wondered whether that's the reason I occasionally
> fall foul of the spam filter, and have to re-post.

I cannot account for that (and I doubt listmaster will enlighten us) but
this mail of yours has

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Very timely.

-- 
Brian.