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Re: What to do about spam in debian-user [was: Your Password Reset Link from CorrLinks]




On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:40:28 -0500
Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thursday 21 February 2019 08:25:54 Greg Wooledge wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 08:21:00AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 11:45:50AM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > > > [...]
> > > >
> > > > > You can also help us by bouncing (as in mutt) spam to
> > > > > report-listspam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > > This _might_ be a good idea, if that address took forwards.
> >
> > Forwarding and bouncing are completely different operations.  If you
> > aren't using mutt/neomutt and don't have a literal bounce feature,
> > then please just ignore this part.
> 
> I am not using mutt. TDE version of kmail. And I'd point out that the 
> threat of a list unsubscribe is blamed on a "bounce". That specific 
> word.
> 
> And as far as I know, fetchmail has no ability/facility to bounce a 
> message. Fetchmail-6.3.26 IIRC. Locally built from tarball.

'Bouncing' a message is typically done by a MUA (Kmail, in your case),
not the MDA (fetchmail, in your case). Other MUAs besides mutt/neomutt
do have 'bounce' options (although they may not always be called that),
e.g., in Sylpheed, it's Message -> Redirect.

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