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Re: Spam on lsb lists

Jochem Huhmann wrote:
> * "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@transmeta.com> wrote:
> > Jim Knoble wrote:
> > >
> > > I see no reason at all why folks who aren't subscribed shouldn't be
> > > allowed to post.  It's rather routine to subscribe to mailing lists
> > > nowadays.
> > >
> >
> > In other words, "fuck anyone who handles mailing list more efficiently
> > than allowing it all in their inbox?"  Many people use stuff like local
> > news gateways or + addresses for sorting.
> And lots of people (have to) use several different addresses,
> subscribing with all of them isn't really an option, since you get
> multiple copies of each mail then.
> Redhat had a dummy list (with no traffic), which one could subscribe
> with all used addresses and all subscribers to that list could post to
> all other lists then. This is a quite reasonable way to do this.

I really like that.  It's a lovely compromise.  Basically, you have to
pre-register your address, but not subscribe.


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