[svlug] gmane oddity w/svlug

beartooth beartooth at adelphia.net
Wed Jul 6 08:26:56 PDT 2005


On Tue, 05 Jul 2005 09:40:25 -0700, Ian Kluft wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 09:53:07AM -0400, beartooth wrote:
>> [....] Is that a deliberate setting, or an artifact of the way gmane
>> subscribes people?
> 
> Yeah, it isn't just SVLUG.  And it isn't just lists operated by the
> Mailman software.  If you restrict sending to a list so that it can only
> be done by subscribers - and you have to do something like that these
> days to avoid spam - then that's the result.
> 
> You would see the same thing on any lists by any other organization. If
> you subscribe by a secondary list, then the primary list doesn't know
> you.  End of story.  That's just how it works.  Blame the spammers.

OK by me; I'll stand for stronger things at need against spam. But I am
glad to know. I didn't try, for instance, to reply to my direct carbon of
your post ....

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