Re: Maybe it's time we start moderating this group
Joel Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > This isn't the only reason people post with addresses differing from
> > their subscription address.
> Nobody has given me any more valid reason, to date.
I use qmail. I could subscribe to this list with
so messages automatically filter to a particular folder without the use of
an separate MDA. Then when I post a message to the list, I use
so personal replies go directly to my inbox.
Some people also use anti-spam measures which use different addresses for
each post (see my From: address). This is rare nowadays, but it might
become more common in the future.
> [...] If I'm responsible for letting myself be spammed, the list is
> just as responsible, for letting itself be spammed.
I see your point. It's an annoying problem with no good solution for those
who are trying to be vigilant. I can't wait for SMTP to be replaced.