Spam mailers

Jeff Mayes jeff.mayes at
Mon Jul 29 18:53:05 UTC 2002

After further review, this change causes more confusion than it is worth.
Therefore, the From field will be added back.  We'll continue looking for
ways to reduce/eliminate the amount of spam that gets posted.

Unknown wrote:

> OK.  I've removed the "From" header information from future postings,
> which will remove the senders email address from the message when it is
> sent out to the list.  This can be changed back if it negatively affects too
> many of you.
> I've seen lots of header forgeries lately from spammers.  They can
> use just about anything for a From header.  I don't think they are
> subscribed to the list, but could be getting the email addresses off
> the message archive web pages. :(
> Jeff
> Leon Pollak wrote:
> > Hello, All.
> >         During the last several months I started to receive 5-7 spam e-mails
> > containing viruses.
> >         According to the names of "sending" people in "From" part, I understand, that
> > the spamer is subscribed to our list and sucks the addresses and names from
> > it.
> >
> > Is it possible to hide sender's name in RTEMS lists?
> >
> > P.S. Among the "From:" senders are: Quality Quorum, Eric Vallete and some
> > others.
> > --
> > leonp at plris dot com

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