[Volunteers] Two posts from non-subscribed addresses

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Oct 11 14:25:54 PDT 2005

Quoting Bill Ward (bill at wards.net):

> That was me. One was not in English and the other was just from a nom
> subscriber. I rejected them, and included comments in the rejection note
> indicating what they should do (1. post in English, and 2. subscribe and
> then post).

Did you check the roster, before concluding that the one guy was a
non-subscriber?  Subscribers sometimes, mistakenly or not, attempt to
post from non-subscribed addresses.  The best way to handle those is to 
check the checkbox to allow posts from that address in the future.
And, of course, since the aim of requiring subscription is to block
spam, and the post you're looking at in the admin screen isn't spam, 
why not let it through, too?

I'd have checked the list roster myself, except someone apparently has
decided that only the listadmin should be able to see it, as opposed to 
the roster being visible to list-members.  (I'll bet this is the 
current regime's we're-all-hiding-from-spammers-who-might-join
philosophy at work, again.)

By the way, the one gentleman said (if I understand his odd idiom
correctly):  "How do I compile and execute GPL-licensed RFB source code?"
My guess is that RFB = remote framebuffer, better known as VNC protocol.

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