Subject: Re: Mail AutoResponder: here's the info you requested
To: Ronald Khoo <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/06/1997 14:07:18
On Tue, 6 May 1997, Ronald Khoo wrote:

> > > What about those of us who read the lists via newsgroups ?
> > 
> > I think the way it works is that you post a follow-up to the newsgroup,
> > and the news<->mailing list gateway mails it to the list. The gateway'd
> > have to be on the mailing list anyway, so it'd work. I think.
> But that completely defeats the purpose of only permitting list members
> to post to the list, since anyone would be able to post to the
> newsgroup, and hence to the list.

True, but since the spammers could just subscribe themselves...

Will majordomo barf on a fake address? I mean if it can't send back the
"you're subscribed" message, will it unsubscribe you?

Take care,