Mailing List Message #6396
From: Daniel Solomons <>
Subject: Re: (not so) Obvious spam address
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 13:26:57 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <>
Hello -

At 12:55 PM -0700 7/5/00, Hal Taylor wrote:
Computers are very good at following explicitly-defined rules, but not great
at exercising "judgement", unfortunately.

Don't want judgement - just explicitly defined rules.

  The problem here lies in defining
the rules such that they catch spam addresses but allow all possible
legitimate addresses (unless you want to dump suspicious messages into a
trap, and manually comb through it).

How about looking for multiple sets of numbers in a name? Easy.



Daniel Solomons
Internet Central

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