List mechanics (was: Annoying mail (was Hershey Felder, Hebrew Musical Instruments, A Vital Part Of Culture))

Bernhard Reiter reiter at
Wed Jan 23 09:27:23 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 22 January 2008 23:01, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> Instead of simply rejecting them, moderate all the non-subscribed
> messages.  The best of two worlds.

I believe this is, what we do.

Unfortunately, it seems to be that there are some spammers that already know 
how to subscribe to a Mailman list and then send unwanted emails.
To really battle this we would need a harder subscribtion process.


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