[WikiEN-l] The Register decries Wikipedia's "censorship" via OTRS

Mark Wagner carnildo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 22:25:33 UTC 2007

On 7/10/07, Daniel R. Tobias <dan at tobias.name> wrote:
> On 10 Jul 2007 at 00:59:34 +0100, "Andrew Gray" <shimgray at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The one that always amazes me is how many legal firms think it's
> > helpful to send a raw .doc or .pdf file without even putting a
> > sentence in the email to say what it's about... very irritating by the
> > tenth time around.
> Given that I've been getting a whole rash of spam lately that
> consists of unexplained PDF attachments (something that seems to get
> right through Bayesian spam filters because there are no plaintext
> keywords to filter on), any such things are likely to be trashed
> unopened by me.

My Bayesian filter very quickly decided that "Attachment name ending
in .pdf" is a sure sign of spam.


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