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RE: spam

From: Skip Montanaro
Subject: RE: spam
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 18:15:07 -0500

    Dan> IMHO the mailing list should reject messages from nonsubscribers.
    Dan> I thought it already did.

I agree, however I think the current stable version of Mailman (2.0.x)
currently only allows the list admin to hold messages, which then have to be
reviewed by a human.  I don't know if Mailman 2.1 allows nonsubscriber posts
to be rejected without human intervention or not.  Since the FSF folks seem
to want to manage all the lists themselves, perhaps they felt
having their admin(s) have to wade through all that crap was too big a

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