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SubjectRe: Time to forbid non-subscribers from posting to the list?
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On Tuesday 08 August 2006 13:47, Alexey Zaytsev wrote:
> On 08 Aug 2006 13:23:50 +0200, Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:
> > "Alexey Zaytsev" <alexey.zaytsev@gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > > Hello, list.
> > >
> > > What are the objections to makeing lkml and other lists at vget
> > > subscribers-only?
> >
> > You would make bug reports impossible from normal people who
> > don't want to subscribe fully. It would totally wreck the
> > development model.
> If they don't want to subscribe, they can just report to the list as
> usual, theyr mail will be only slightly delayed because of moderation.
> We could even use some sort of white lists, if a user's mail was once
> approved, all his further mail will be accepthed without moderation.

That would apply to all of my email - and I send a lot. I'm not actually
subscribed but read it through a newsgroup.

Also I don't think it's practical because of the volume and the turnaround
time and there isn't really that much spam on l-k anyways.

-Andi
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