Re: [ANN] new mailing list

Gerhard Mack (
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 13:31:55 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 24 Feb 1999, Shaw Carruthers wrote:

> Make it an automatically moderated newsgroup. Only subscribers to
> linux-kernel can post.
> This can be done automatically: posts get forwarded to the moderator which
> is a bot which checks the posting host against the list of subscribers.
> Quite a few newsgroups run like this.

That still leaves open the possibillity of email address harvesting, and
that seems a lot more common a problem than posting spam directly to
the list.



As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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