Gnus, reporting spam #emacs #gnus
I have been reporting spam on Gmane by going to the web-interface for years. For years, I tell you, like a savage.
Finally I got my act together and configured Gnus, so I can report spam directly from there.
[Gmane] topic, I added these topic parameters:
((spam-process ((spam spam-use-gmane))) (spam-summary-exit-behavior 'move-none) (spam-use-hashcash nil) (spam-use-crm114 nil))
I am not sure that the last three are needed, but... better safe than sorry.
The documentation had me stumped for a while, because it only says "use
(spam spam-use-gmane)", and doesn't mention
spam-process - but now it works (confirmed with ngrep).
To avoid spam many websites make you fill out a CAPTCHA, or log in via an account at a corporation such as Twitter, Facebook, Google or even Microsoft GitHub.
I have chosen to use a more old school method of spam prevention.
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