On Wed, 22 Nov 2000 16:21:24 +0000
Wesley Darlington <wesley at blackstar.co.uk> wrote:
| On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 04:11:32PM +0000, Colm Buckley wrote:
| > > Presumably it might have an option to restrict posts to
| > > social at linux.ie to be only those on its subscription list?
| > It does indeed. Is this what people want? We decided against it on
| > the main ILUG list, as there are frequent calls for help there from
| > non-subscribers. I'm willing to go along with whatever people feel is
| > best.
| I really dislike lists that do this. I end up never posting to them. (*)
| I subscribe to lists under different email addresses. I use qmail.
Mailman has a facility to allow addresses that don't get mails to the list,
| Sure, I can pretend to be my list-subscribed email address when I post,
| but then replies to *me* go into my list folder. Life's much simpler
| when only the list knows the email address I use for the list.
| I can live with the occasional spam. I'm sure it's great fun for the
| people at abuse at roughly.wherever.the.mail.comes.from to read a hundred
| or so screams, no?
Um no, they take that approach on linux-ipsec, and it seems to be getting a
handful of spams _per_day_.
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