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Re: Spam in the lists out of control

El mié, 12-05-2004 a las 03:38, +0100, Henning Makholm escribió:
> Scripsit Carlos Perelló Marín <carlos@pemas.net>
> > I think that closed lists like Santiago suggest is a good solution,
> > the GNOME lists are configured that way and we don't have any
> > problem with SPAM (only the list admins, but that's easily avoidable
> > with a good team of listmasters).
> On the other hand Gnome does have a problem with losing valuable
> volunteer work. (And they may or may not know this themselves).
> I used to work a bit on the Gimp. Not much, but I found a few bugs,
> immersed myself in the source code for half a weak, produced patches,
> submitted them. Core developers seemed to be happy with my patches,
> applied them, thanked me.
> I stopped doing that when the mailing-list software started bouncing
> my mails to the developer list with a "You're not subscribed here. Go
> away". (But I was subscribed, just not with the public address that I
> put in From lines).

That's why we have a post-only mailing list
(http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/post-only), it's an "umbrella"
list that lets you send any mail to GNOME mailing list without need of
beeing subscribed, a kind of white list.


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> Henning Makholm                                      "Punctuation, is? fun!"
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Carlos Perelló Marín
Debian GNU/Linux Sid (PowerPC)
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos@pemas.net || mailto:carlos@gnome.org
Valencia - Spain

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