[Mailman-Developers] Protecting email addresses from spam
Barry A. Warsaw
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 01:08:24 -0500
>>>>> "CVR" =3D=3D Chuq Von Rospach <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> BAW> 5) list rosters
>> I don't know of any lists where these are available to the
>> members, let alone the public.
CVR> You know, now that I think about it. Wihle I think Mailman
CVR> now has this turned off by default (does it? If not, it
CVR> should...), perhaps it's time to just make the option dead
CVR> and buried, so that na=EFve list admins don't have the ability=
CVR> to open it up any more...
The problem is that I suspect it makes it much harder for a person to
find their user account and get themselves unsubscribed. Without the
roster, they have to know the address they're subscribed with to get
anywhere. And lots of people don't.