[Operators] Meeting Notes

Jeff McAdams jeffm at iglou.com
Mon May 5 15:46:14 CDT 2008


Mickaël Rémond wrote:
> Le 5 mai 08 à 22:37, Jeff McAdams a écrit :
>> Blacklists don't scale well at all.
>>
>> They require all sorts of manual care and feeding and tend to have lots
>> of collateral damage.
> 
> I do not think a single mecanism will solve everything. IMHO, this is a
> whole new set of methods and tools to deal with abuses, from XEP to
> sysadmin that we need to promote.
> Our goal should be to provide XMPP sysadmin the tool so that they can
> sleep.quietly.

I don't disagree.

Just expounding on the nature of blacklists somewhat, and given my
reasons for why I consider them an option of very last resort.  :)
-- 
Jeff McAdams
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
                                       -- Benjamin Franklin

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