[Beowulf] RFC: Restrict posting to subscribers only ?
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Aug 24 06:01:05 PDT 2012
On 08/24/2012 10:03 PM, Bogdan Costescu wrote:
> Does someone have a figure of how many non-subscribers posts we are
> talking about ? I have the impression that lately I've seen only
> messages coming from "regulars". If non-subscribers post very little,
> then such a change would not be very annoying IMHO.
Well in the 6 hours since I last checked at work there have were over 30
new messages waiting to be processed, of which 1 was from a subscriber
still moderated and 1 was a legitimate post from a non-member
(presumably subscribed at a different address as they replied to my list
The other 30 plus were just spam.
> OTOH, I hope that archives (wherever they are) remain publicly available.
I don't think anyone is planning to change those at all.
> We should be very thankful to Don Becker for doing a wonderful job
> with the list for many years :)
Oh indeed! Very much so...
All the best,
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