Bug in mailing lists; unfriendly to non-subscribers
felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 10:10:05 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Todd Zullinger <tmz at pobox.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Yes, that's better. Thanks.
> Sorry to flip-flop, but we found in testing that Mailman (quite
> unfortunately) includes the original message in the rejection notice.
> This makes it a very nice spam forwarding system. So back to discard
> the setting goes. :(
> I did add a note to the listinfo page stating that subscription is
> required to post.
At least you can remove the "Your message to $foo awaits moderator
approval" automatic reply; it's clearly a lie.
For some reason when I receive mail from you I see:
reply-to: Community support for Fedora users
<users at lists.fedoraproject.org>, users at lists.fedoraproject.org
There's something wrong there.
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