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Re: Dave's List

yeah, i thought u meant that you could post even if he had you

On Sun, 7 Dec 1997, Cory Erickson wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Dec 1997, Scott Shidel... wrote:
> > try to send to the Fordnatics list server and SHO Times..it will bonce
> > back and say you arenot a member.
> > ALso, this is software done, not humanly.
> Yeah, it won't let non-members post to the list, but it will let anyone
> subscribe to the list. Then after your a member you can post all you want.
> This prevents "spamming" mostly. The other side of the coin is a fully
> moderated list. You cannot post unless you are a member, but you cannot
> subscribe via software. Your subscription request is sent to a moderator
> (like Roland Zuk on Merk list) and he subscribes you manually. If you have
> a moderated list, the moderator can also configure posts from certain
> members to come to him first. Then he can send them on to the list if he
> wishes (or edit them before sending....grrr). The only problem with
> moderation is it's almost a full-time job handling all the requests and
> forwarding all the posts....kinda like what I do now :)
> Dave's list is WIDE open (so is this one)...anyone can subscribe under his
> nose and post anything they want. He can boot them, but they can always
> re-subscribe UNLESS he goes moderated, which he probably wants to avoid
> like the plague.
> I should really invest (time-wise) in an automated mailing list...
> You can wake up now :)
> Cory


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