moderated/held messages on mailing lists

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sat May 22 15:49:08 UTC 2010

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> So the problem is not length of time, but number of messages in a
> directory.  Why is the limit not set on number of messages, rather
> than time?  Is there one directory for the whole of the Fedora mail
> system, or one directory per mailing list?  Can individual mailing
> lists opt for longer timeouts?

If your moderation delay is longer than a month, it's probably not worth 
moderating the message through anymore at that point. I think most people 
will expect moderation (i.e. acceptance/rejection) to happen within a week 
at the most.

        Kevin Kofler

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