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Re: [chat] Re: [SLUG] List Policy

On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 04:02:18PM +1000, invisible ink wrote:
> The advantage of the post-only option is that there's only one list to do
> this on. If you had to nomail all of your addresses addresses on every list
> (consider the umpteen million mailing lists for GNOME), it would suck even
> harder.

I co-admin a list with subscriber-posts-only settings (it's Mailman, so
non-subscriber posts are held for approval).

It's useful for stopping large attachments, eg SirCam, although Mailman
also holds > 40kb messages for approval[1], and does catch the occasional
bit of spam. It has changed the signal to noise ratio not a jot.


[1] The last time SirCam came through though, one of the admins appears
to have approved the half-a-meg post. No one owned up.

Mary Gardiner