Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs

der Mouse <mouse@Rodents-Montreal.ORG> Wed, 27 January 2010 14:47 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs
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> [...] there is no way that any end-user should ever be permitted to
> classify anything as spam/not-spam. [1]

> [1] It might not be unreasonable to permit them the privilege of
> flagging something for review by someone equipped with appropriate
> expertise,

Um, the people "with appropriate expertise" are often themselves end
users (eg, most of this list), forcing me to question your "any".

Besides, in sokme cases, nobody *but* the end-user is competent to
judge unsolicitedness; the very same email can be spam to one recipient
(who didn't ask for it) but ham to another (who did).

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