[RFC] Reduce SPAM posts by making samba-technical members-only to post

Gavin Henry gavin.henry at gmail.com
Wed May 13 08:30:55 GMT 2009

2009/5/12 Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>:
> On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 07:19 -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:
>> Folks,
>> We run the samba list like this.  I know everyone is getting
>> tired on the SPAM posts polluting their INBOX and the list
>> archives.  I'd like to set the list to hold all non-member posts
>> for moderation.  Comments?
> I used to really favour having it open, particularly as the closed
> mailing list often was a sign of a closed development community (and
> made cross-posting, say with OpenLDAP, more difficult).
> But things are getting worse on the SPAM front, despite the magnificent
> efforts of our spam-detection software, and I reluctantly agree.

As long as the archives are open, then I don't think it matters.
That's what the OpenLDAP
project does.



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