Re: test of non-subscribed user
On Tuesday 26 November 2002 23:48, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
[why non-subscribed users are allowed to post to the list is a FAQ, but
there is no compiled FAQ on this list which covers that question]
> > > No need to dredge up an old topic. However, I could
> > > not find a FAQ for this list? Does one exist?
> > not a faq, but i think solutions disscussed here go there:
> > http://www.debian.org/doc/user-manuals#securing
> If time permits :)
Well, that manual is certainly interesting, but it doesn't cover the original
question: Why are non-subscribed posters allowed on all debian lists?
Answering part of the question to myself, some of these lists are monitored by
the the debian bts as far as I know, and it makes sense for those lists to
allow posts from non-subscribed adresses.
However, I am not really able to tell why this kind of users is allowed to
post here. A pointer to a previous discussion would be enough for me, but I
couldn't find one in the archives (maybe I'm using the wrong keywords in the
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