This Korean spam

Dominic Marks dominic_marks at btinternet.com
Thu Feb 7 23:59:11 GMT 2002


On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 11:55:10PM +0000, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 10:08:11PM +0000, AMAKAWA Shuhei wrote:
> > 
> > It's not a brilliant idea to filter based on the charset.
> > It assumes
> > 
> > (i) The specified charset is correct.
> > (ii) The specified charset is the lowest upper bound of the charset
> > that is actually used.
> > 
> > (i) is OK(ish).
> > But (ii) is a bit more dodgy.
> 
> In my personal mail I'm filtering on > 0x80 characters in any header,
> and different character sets in headers.  It's catching all of this
> and a few non-spams, but is mostly better.
> 
> For the list I'm planning to make it subscriber only.  Fixing the
> ukug.uk.freebsd.org email was a starting place, which is now done,
> so I think that I'll go ahead.
> 
> Joe

Great, thanks.

-- 
Dominic




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