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Re: Netboot Mailing List Administrativa

On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 05:20:46AM +0900, OKUJI Yoshinori wrote:
> From: Jens-Uwe Mager <>
> Subject: Netboot Mailing List Administrativa
> Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 00:58:33 +0200
> > Please note that the netboot mailing list is in a mode that only members
> > subscribed to the list may also post messages.
>   Could you tell me why you have selected the policy? I think the
> closed rule could make cooperation with other projects difficult. In
> fact, even if a GRUB user finds a bug in a device driver of etherboot,
> he cannot report the bug to this list, unless he subscribes. That is
> very inconvenient.

This might be true, but we had (and still have) problems with spammers
trying to misuse mailing lists as reflectors. The policy that only
subscribed users can post is just an extra measure to attempt to stop

Jens-Uwe Mager	<pgp-mailto:62CFDB25>
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