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

From: Earl Hood
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] ADMINISTRIVIA: Change to mailing list policy
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 10:21:06 -0600

On March 7, 2006 at 15:12, Ralph Corderoy wrote:

> > I recommend "discard".  Spammers are known to use originating
> > addresses of regular people, so you can potentially be the cause of
> > receiving more spam due to mis-directed bounces.
> But Mailman is generating a `your message is pending approval because
> you're not subscribed' email at the moment, isn't it?  So changing
> policy from `hold' to `bounce' won't be creating more emails back to the
> OP, just altering what kind they get.

Mailman has a discard option so the list admin is not bothered with
any mail.  Of course, non-members do not get any notification that
there message was discarded.


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