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Re: Mailing List Question

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
Cc: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Mailing List Question
Date: 2002-03-29 05:32:24
Message-ID: 20020329013121.I50435-100000@mail1.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Thomas Lockhart wrote:

> Vince Vielhaber wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >
> > > Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > > >
> > > > checking the moderator-to-approve listing for you, here are the reason(s):
> > > >
> > > > Reason: GLOBAL ADMIN HEADER: /^subject:\s*set\b/i matched "Subject: SET"
> > > OK, but should posters get email stating it is in the approval queue?
> > > He clearly didn't, and I don't either, but others say they do get such
> > > messages.
> > Not necessarily if it's an admin command.
>
> istm that we should disable all administrative functions from the main
> mailing lists (this is settable in the configuration). the -request
> addresses handle administration, and it is just plain confusing to find
> that there are some special words that should never be mentioned in the
> subject or body of a message. That isn't appropriate behavior for those
> mailing lists!

I can do this ... it would just mean ppl erroneously sending
subscribe/unsubscribe messages to the list(s) will actually get through
...

Anyone disagre with this change?


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