Subject: Re: spam to my list address
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/10/2000 11:18:48
On Sat, Sep 09, 2000 at 10:48:32PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Sep 2000, Jay Maynard wrote:
> # Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2000 20:15:38 -0500
> # From: Jay Maynard <email@example.com>
> # To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> # Subject: Re: spam to my list address
> # On Sat, Sep 09, 2000 at 06:12:36PM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> # > email@example.com ("Gregg C Levine") writes:
> # > > What about configuring the listserver so that it rejects postings
> # > > that do not correspond to a subscribed address?
> # > It's not a particularly good idea, and has been rejected before.
> # > "search the list archives to find out why."
> "Lemme 'splain...no, that take too long. Lemme sum up."
> Say you've got a question for a particular list, like tech-kern.
> Say you're not subscribed, but that's the best place to ask the question.
> Under your scenario, Thy Game Is Over.
subscribe, ask question, read answers, unsubscribe after a week.
actually, having a write-only subscription mechanism might be useful,
especially if the lists are readable via some news-like mechanism.