[svlug] Mappery breakthrough : UPDATE

Joe Buck Joe.Buck at synopsys.COM
Wed Mar 15 09:17:19 PST 2006

On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 09:01:21AM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Pardon my interjecting, but I think I can further explain Marc's point:
> Because of the spam problem, practically all modern mailing lists
> autoaccept only posts from subscribed addresses.  Other poss get
> (variously) either automatically rejected or (more often) held for
> manual listadmin/moderator[1] approval.

"Practically all" is incorrect, Rick.

The GNU and Debian lists get by without this requirement (anyone can mail
to the gcc development list or debian-devel, for example).  The lists have
good (not perfect, but quite good) spam filtering to keep the problems
under control.  No moderator required.

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