Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 18:24:27 -0400
Reply-To: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>"
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>"
Subject: Re: Moderator /Spam debate
On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:21:58 +0530, Ajay ohri <ohri2007@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>> I disagree that technically there can not be an automated spam filter.
>>> Just like it is programmed to subscribe /unsubscribe for certain
>>> words.It can be programmed to delete spam.
>> Many smart people have tried to solve the spam problem, and failed.
>Lets be realistic, and aim for reduction rather than elimination here.
So that let's say 100 spam messages might be aimed at SAS-L each day, with
perhaps half a dozen getting through and the other 90+ intercepted. What
makes you think that is not the status quo?