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




On Thursday 21 February 2019 09:59:53 Celejar wrote:

> 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.
>
> Celejar

kmail has that. I should learn to use it, at least once/

Thanks.


Cheers, Gene Heskett
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