MetaMessage: Jessica Mydek, advertisements, etc...

Peter Blake ppb at
Fri Jul 18 08:53:09 GMT 1997

On Tue, 15 Jul 1997, Eric Bennett wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jul 1997, Karl J Auer wrote:
> > Regardless of that, such a message had/has no place on a list devoted to the
> > discussion of Samba.
> > 
> > Please do NOT use this list for ANY purpose other than the discussion of Samba,
> > no matter how worthy the cause may seem.
> I have a *slight* suspicion that the offenders will never read this, and 
> indeed probably don't know that they've sent a message to a mailing 
> list. The samba list has probably just made it onto one of the spam lists 
> which people have been hawking lately.
> Is one of the following options possible?
> 1)  Messages from non-list members are forwarded to a worthy soul(s) for 
>     review before being placed on the list.
> 2)  Non-members who send to the list get a message explaining how to 
>     subscribe/unsubscribe.


The bsdi-users list has such a feature, implemented by Alan Clegg
(abc at - we've had no spam served at all lately.

Peter Blake
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