[Mailman-Users] Allowing users to join without specifying pas swords

Barry A. Warsaw barry at digicool.com
Fri Jun 15 22:19:09 CEST 2001

>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui at plaidworks.com> writes:

    CVR> I'm not saying Alex is wrong -- he's got some good
    CVR> points. but we need to quantify what those points are and
    CVR> what the impact is, so we can decide just how to move forward
    CVR> on this. If the impact is, oh, a 5% degradation in network
    CVR> throughput, frankly, it's not (IMHO) worth special casing
    CVR> it. If it's 30%, we need to special case it AND document it
    CVR> so people know how to tune their systems. And if it's 60%,
    CVR> maybe we shouldn't do it..

    CVR> but we need to figure out what the impact is, and not guess
    CVR> or make assumptions...

I'd love to see any statistic you (or anybody) gathers on this
subject.  It's definitely intriguing, but right now I don't have the
time or systems to do this kind of data gathering.


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