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Re: [Nmh-workers] ADMINISTRIVIA: Change to mailing list policy

From: Ben Mead
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] ADMINISTRIVIA: Change to mailing list policy
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 20:01:32 -0800 (PST)

 >> Ken Hornstein said:
 >> Greetings all,
 >> I am announcing a change to the nmh-workers mailing list policy.  Effective
 >> today, I am changing the default mailing list action for posts from
 >> non-members from "hold" (meaning: "hold for moderator approval") to
 >> "reject" (you get a bounce message).
 >> I am doing this because dealing with spam on these mailing lists has proven
 >> to take too much of my time.  For the few of you (you know who you are)
 >> that like to send email from one mailing address, but receive it to another,
 >> you have a solution: subscribe the "other" address to the mailing list,
 >> but set your options under mailman to not receive messages on one of your
 >> addresses.  I do this myself, and it works fine.
 >> If you are unhappy with this policy change, I will gladly turn over list
 >> moderation to whomever asks; I doubt there will be few takers, but hey,
 >> it's always possible.
 > Josh Bressers <address@hidden>
 >I'll do it, that policy is insane.
 Josh, before you step into the fryingpan, shouldn't you know just how much
 spam we're talking about here?  It does seem like some sort of automated spam
 filtering should make this problem much better, though. 
 Neither discard nor return seem very appealing I do admit that, but everyone 
 their own tolerance for spam induced compromise.

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