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Re: Netboot Mailing List Administrativa

On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 09:35:24PM +0900, OKUJI Yoshinori wrote:
> From: Jens-Uwe Mager <>
> Subject: Re: Netboot Mailing List Administrativa
> Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 23:31:25 +0200
> > 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
> > spammers.
>   Thanks for your reply. But I don't think that is a good reason. I
> agree that SPAMs are irritating, but most free software projects have
> decided that we should prefer convenience for the users to preventing
> SPAMs. That resembles bug reports. A good bug report contains some
> unnecessary information as well as all necessary information, but we
> never say, "Don't include such useless things!", since it is very easy
> to ignore meaningless chunks, while it is very important to obtain
> enough information. So, if you think external contributors are also
> important, please reconsider the policy. I think it is so valuable to
> listen to the users.

OK, that sounds reasonable, I have turned off the check.

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