Re: URGENT: A Plea to the owners of

Dave Wreski (
Wed, 2 Apr 1997 19:30:12 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 2 Apr 1997, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> I've noticed that when the mailing list got gatewayed to USENET, the
> average quality of the postings went *way* down. At least (as far as I
> know), most of the people who actually write code are still listening on
> this list, even if they don't post as much these days.

We can't necessarily prevent people from usenet from posting lame
questions, but we could at least consider having an 'info' field on
majordomo@vger. I remember subscribing, and seeing 'No info for

How hard is this to implement? A simple message describing the acceptable
content would seem to be a prudent first step.