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Re: Posting to netboot mailing list

Restrict to sub'd members.


Gero Kuhlmann wrote:
> Hello,
> as you can easily see the flood of spam mails has reached the netboot
> mailing list some time ago already. As the maintainer of this list I
> do receive even more spam because majordomo on baghira blocks mails which
> are larger than a couple of kB, and sends them to me. A couple of years
> ago only members of the mailing list had the right to post. However, while
> I was unable to maintain this list for a while, this restriction has been
> lifted in order to allow people reading the list using public mailing list
> processors on the web to also post into it. But due to the large amount of
> spam mails flooding the net I would like to bring up the posting issue
> again. What do you think? Should we restrict posting access to subscribed
> members only again? Any other ideas of reducing the amount of spam on the
> list? (No, it's not an option to install a spam filter on the list
> server).
> Thanks in advance for expressing your opinions.
> gero.

Keith von Borstel
Software Engineer

D-M Information Systems
2744 Del Rio Place
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 750-7137

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