On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Sellam Ismail wrote:
On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Tothwolf wrote:
Well, what we do on several other mailing lists I
deal with is to moderate
non-subscribers only -- their emails are redirected to the moderator(s)
and are sent to the list when the approval message is sent back to the
Dang it, I was NOT proposing moderation! I was proposing just what you
explain here, which is to "moderate" NON-subscribers only.
I understand exactly what you are proposing, and wasn't trying to imply I
thought you were proposing *full* moderation.
The web based
idea could work, and it would be simple to give the user a
url in the notice email explaining the moderated status for
non-subscribers. The problem I see is that some spammers that get the
moderated notice will then send a message to the list via the web based
I don't think any spammer would waste his time actually reading bounced
You'd be surprised what spammers will do to get their messages sent out to
a few hundred folks.