Re: Usenet gateway?

The Orb/James Mastros (
Tue, 5 Aug 1997 14:19:30 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, Richard Gooch wrote:

> Alan Cox writes:
> > > Hm. It seems someone is gatewaying linux-kernel to Usenet, and said
> > > gateway is feeding old messages back into the mailing list. Below is
> > > part of the header for a duplicate message:
> Is it possible to filter out all messages which have "Newsgroups: " or
> "Distribution: " in their headers? Even better: automatically add the
> sender address of such messages to the not allowed list?
> Maybe it's also time for another purging of the list?
> Richard....

Perhaps just strip the headers, and compare them to other messages recived
in the past day or so. If any exact maches, kill it. Or would this have
to much overhead?

-=- James Mastros