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by NotScouser
Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:21 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Repair and Extract fails because files are not being renamed per PAR spec
Replies: 11
Views: 7236

I'd be suprised if the OP is not talking about a.b.e.collections.rars.
by NotScouser
Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:20 am
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: Additional filter request to remove spammers.
Replies: 13
Views: 12550

I wish I had seen this thread before I started a new one on the same subject. Spam filtering has got to be the #1 priority in the next version. Unfortunately NL can only filter by certain parameters. It cannot filter by "Path" (the usenet server the spam originates from) as "Path" is not in the XOVE...
by NotScouser
Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:08 am
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: Version 5 - Still no spam filtering - Are you kidding me?
Replies: 2
Views: 3437

Version 5 - Still no spam filtering - Are you kidding me?

Why is there still no spam filtering? Why cant we configure a set of strings or regex that identify spam posts? Then these posts would be discarded or have the Poster set to "Spam" so we can sort by Poster and decide if we want to delete these posts. Some of my favorite groups are 30% spam all from ...
by NotScouser
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:38 am
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: why not suggest what 80% want?
Replies: 4
Views: 4045

Another approach might be to designate a group as a spam trap. Download headers for the spamtrap first. Then download headers for the group you are interested. If subjects in this group match a spamtrap header (or match 80%) then exclude them. By 80% I mean tokenise the subjects; if the first 4 or 5...
by NotScouser
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:29 am
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: why not suggest what 80% want?
Replies: 4
Views: 4045

The amount of spam originating from cambriumusenet.nl is ruining many newgroups. If newsleecher does not soon incorporate header/Path/Subject filtering then I'm gonna stop using it. This particular spam has an entirely uniform subject as well; the subject *always* ends with .jpg[nnnn] or .jpg[nnnnn]...