Bug in mailing lists; unfriendly to non-subscribers

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 10:19:47 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 6:15 PM, JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to end this debate: you all must have seen this spam post.
> If posting is opened to non-subscribers, this will multiply by thousands
> and millions.

Wrong; that spam mail is totally unrelated.

Say moderation was enabled, and I was made moderator *today*. Would
any extra spam reach your inbox? No.

*I* (the moderator) would have to approve it first. If I'm bad at my
job I would not be processing mails very fast, but approving spam is
something no sober normal human would do (only perhaps in vary rare

Felipe Contreras

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