Bug in mailing lists; unfriendly to non-subscribers

Andre Robatino andre at bwh.harvard.edu
Mon Jul 5 20:44:59 UTC 2010


Todd Zullinger <tmz <at> pobox.com> writes:
 
> Prior to today the list was set to discard posts from non-members.
> This setting was made before any of the current list admins were
> present AFAIK.  I believe that sending a rejection is the more
> courteous setting, and we have changed this now.

Won't this generate backscatter?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backscatter_%28e-mail%29








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