Mailing list subscription requirement

Heiko Zuerker heiko at zuerker.org
Tue Apr 18 10:52:20 PDT 2006


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On Tue, April 18, 2006 12:49, Jan Mattila wrote:
> Quoting Archaic <archaic at linuxfromscratch.org>:
>
>
>> hlfs-dev and hlfs-book now require subscription before an email can be
>> sent to the list.
>
> how about also moderating the first posting?
>
> requiring subscription works for spam from outside the list, moderating
> would also curb (although admittedly not eliminate) spammers who know how
> to subscribe.

Moderating is a pain.
We did this for a while on our mailinglist and now just dump any message
which are not from a subscriber.

- -- 

Regards
  Heiko Zuerker
  http://www.devil-linux.org

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