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d-u / Usenet gateway (was Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful)

on Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 11:38:48AM -0300, Anthony Rowe (ay986@chebucto.ns.ca) wrote:

> Veering [further] off-topic, I notice that at least one other person
> has posted a genuine question to the News gateway in the last few days
> (the person was admirably helped by someone else reading and posting
> to the gateway).  I guess it is non-obvious to some people grazing
> Usenet that the gateway is meant to be RO.  I am wondering if a post
> to the gateway could be automated to go out every week or two just to
> clarify this to the Usenet denizens (who may have legitimate questions
> for the list)?
> It could say something like:  
> This is intended to be a Read-Only gateway to Usenet News of the
> debian-user mailing-list.  People who wish to post to this list should
> send an e-mail to debian-user-request@lists.debian.org with a subject
> of "subscribe", and then post to the list using their mail client.

Newsgroup descriptions are the proper repository for this information.


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