[R] Off topic:Spam on R-help increase?

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Tue Mar 6 19:36:51 CET 2007

On 3/6/07, Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk> wrote:
> Bert Gunter wrote:
> > Folks:
> >
> > In the past 2 days I have seen a large increase of  spam getting into
> > R-help. Are others experiencing this problem? If so, has there been some
> > change to the spam filters on the R-servers? If not, is the problem on my
> > end?
> >
> > Feel free to reply privately.
> >
> Martin Maechler is still walking about upside-down after the DSC, slated
> to return on March 8 (plus presumably a day or two to recover from the
> flight...).

Actually he is walking around sideways at present.  He's in Dubai, not
New Zealand.

> The lists are currently on minimal maintenance and the spam
> filters have been known to break and give up occasionally. I think we
> just have to bear with it for a few more days.
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