making SPI's public mailing lists subscriber-posting-only

Branden Robinson branden at
Fri Oct 15 04:27:00 UTC 2004

On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 06:16:22PM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 06:01:06PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > Would anyone object to changing the configuration of SPI's publicly
> > archived mailing lists (spi-general, spi-www, et al.) such that only
> > subscribers can post?
> Does that mean non-subscribers will recieve messages saying their posts
> have are waiting for moderator approval? If so, doesn't that have the
> potential to send innocent parties moderator approval messages?

As far as I know, all autoresponders (and quite a few humans) are tricked
by joe jobs.

So yes, that is a downside to my proposal.

G. Branden Robinson, Deputy Treasurer
Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
branden at
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