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SubjectRe: RE:Re: The spam problem.


On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 00:15:53 -0500, Jim Roland wrote:

>Now there's a good thought! Post, Confirm, gets posted. If member, no
>confirmation necessary.

You could also put them in a manual hold queue. Give a large number of
people ability to approve posts from that queue so latency would be
reasonable.

The problem with confirmation is that a person might fire off a bug report
where they happen to be, via something like

dmesg > foo
joe foo
cat foo + mail -s "Bug report blah blah" linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
A confirmation sent to the source address of that might not be noticed until
the next time they happen to log into that account on that machine.

You could do both, I guess. A hold queue that can be manually processed with
confirmation posting the message and removing it from the hold queue.

DS


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