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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: Why am I getting those emails? (was: FW: MODERATE for
Date Mon, 24 Apr 2006 04:58:18 GMT
On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> Actually, you generally just want to ignore spam.  After a few days
> ezmlm will just remove it from the pending queue.  Rejecting it sends
> a reply, which tells the spammer that it's a valid address.

So does a timeout ("sorry, your message has not been acted upon by the 
moderator after 10 days").  But it's OK - the From: address of that 
response is the -help address, so if a spammer harvests that it's no big 
deal.  Most spammers use unreplyable From: addresses anyways.


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