Bidirectional gating of Debian mailing lists through news.nic.it?
The Debian mailing lists are currenty gated by news.nic.it to
newsgroups in the linux.debian.* hiararchy.
I have asked Marco d'Itri <firstname.lastname@example.org> if he could set up
bidirectional gating, i.e. also from the NGs to the list.
Marco said he could do that if the list admins agree, but he also
would have to update his software.
His concept is as follows: The NGs are marked moderated, the moderator
is a bot that approves the postings, sends them to the NG and gates
them to the list.
Furthermore, posters would need to register in order to prevent spam.
The concept with the moderator bot would also prevent mail loops.
Could anyone authorized to speak for the Debian team present their
You can also mail Marco directly, but I am currently in contact with
him, I would mail him the results.
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