Bug in mailing lists; unfriendly to non-subscribers

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 06:01:49 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Felipe Contreras
<felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 11:17 PM, Genes MailLists <lists at sapience.com> wrote:
>>  What about allowing subscribers of foo at lists.f.o to be allowed to post
>> to bar at lists.f.o.
> That would help only if Reply-To wasn't munged.
> Otherwise when somebody replies from bar at lists.f.o the reply would
> only go to that ml, so the non-subscriber and foo at lists.f.o wouldn't
> receive the mail back.

I understood Gene's suggestion differently.

If you are subscribed to f.o's users list, you can post to f.o's
packaging list. You would still have to be cc'd or read the archives
to see the replies. That suggestion doesn't address the laziness and
lack of respect exhibited by an unsubscribed poster...

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