[Samba] Options for responding to this group?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Jan 15 21:35:00 MST 2010

On 01/15/2010 10:40 AM, Peter Olcott wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 8:42 AM, John H Terpstra <jht at samba.org> wrote:
>> On 01/15/2010 07:54 AM, Peter Olcott wrote:
>>> Is the only option for responding to posts in this group to receive ALL
>> of
>>> the messages posted in this group by email?
>> 1) Subscribers to the samba mailing list can control whether or not they
>> receive messages that are posted to the list. This is an on/off setting
>> in the subscribers' optional settings.
>> 2) Subscribers who elect to receive messages posted to the list will
>> receive ALL messages postings.
>> 3) There is no option to filter on message subject.
>> 4) List subscribers can post to the list.  Messages sent by a subscriber
>> will be sent directly to the list.
>> 5) Non-subscribers can also post to the list.  Messages sent by a
>> non-subscriber will be held for moderation.  It is up to the moderator
>> to determine what will be accepted or rejected.
>> 6) There are a number of moderators, each exercises his/her own discretion.
>> 7) There have been (and possibly still are) subscribers who elect not to
>> receive postings to the mailing list.
>> 8) Subscribers who elect not to receive postings CAN post to the list.
>> - John Terpstra
>> a list moderator
> How do subscribers that elect to NOT receive email postings respopnd to s
> specific message such as this one?

a) We have quite a few subscribers who read the samba list archives via
the web.

b) What response does this message require?  My intent was to inform
newer subscribers who were not aware that not being sent list postings
is a real option.

John T.

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