[Biopython-dev] Spam on this the mailing lists (Was: Biopython-1.30.win32-py2.3 executable)

James Casbon james.casbon at a4internet.com
Mon Nov 29 07:28:01 EST 2004

> > partly the complete bias on this list to spam over useful content is
> > part of it... Why isn't this list subscriber only. I can (just about)
> > understand the users list being open, but the people posting to dev are
> > motivated enough to subscribe. Also, the users list is swamped with
> > spam to the point I question it's usefulness.
> I was also shocked by the amount of spam on the list, and looking back
> at the archives its been like this a while.  It can't be very helpful
> for BioPython's development.
> I would second the call to make this list subscriber only.
> [Note I am "just" a biopython user, not a developer]

It seems this was discussed here:
and Chris Dagdigian resolved to check the filters.

Maybe he's the person to ask to restrict the list?

To be honest, spamassassin filters this list fine for me so filtering could 


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