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From Jason Rutherglen <>
Subject Product spam at the bottom of emails
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2011 17:24:53 GMT
Chris @, clever email address.

"Performance Monitoring SaaS for Solr - -
FREE!" posted by Otis Gospodnetic.

Moved to general here, if you have input other than what's below, post it.

Otherwise I would encourage everyone to post their Lucene and Solr
related products (free or otherwise) in the same format at the bottom
of every email to the Lucene and Solr lists for the purposes of
selling their services and / or products.  That's the definition of
spam by the way [1].



*** Hey, check out it uses Solr and it's FREE! :) ***

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 6:42 PM, Chris Hostetter
<> wrote:
> : The list would be unreadable if everyone spammed at the bottom their
> : email like Otis'.  It's just bad form.
> If you'd like to debate project policy on what is/isn't acceptible on any
> of the Lucene mailing lists, please start a new thread on general@lucene
> (the list that exists precisely for the purpose of discussing meta-issues
> related to the Project/Community) instead of spamming the substantial
> solr-user@lucene subscriber base who probably subscribed to this list
> because they were interested in getting emails about using solr, not
> debating email etiquite.
> -Hoss

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