Re: anti-spam idea for this list
On Tuesday 21 October 2003 8:13 pm, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 12:25:03PM -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:
> > I see it just fine, but then I am sighted. I don't know how blind
> > Debians access the list, but they do. I suppose they have something
> > that does text to voice, or text to braille. Whatever it is, I doubt
> > that it can handle figlet to voice/braille. I am not willing to leave
> > these people behind, even though I happen to know none. I am not
> > willing to poll the list, asking them to reveal themselves, so they
> > can be counted. Maybe there are, at the moment, absolutely none. But
> > there could be some, if we don't shut the door to them.
> I know of a couple of Debian developers who are blind, or close to it.
> I've met one of them. Those that I know of all make tremendously useful
> contributions, more than many sighted developers.
OK. Then we most think about some solution that includes them. What we can't
do is use this as an excuse to forget the problem. It should be considered a
priority for debian developers not to make things easier to spamers and
harder to this list users.