[Mailman-Users] Personal Trainer

Phydeaux reb at taco.com
Sat Mar 31 03:18:39 CEST 2001

At 05:53 PM 3/30/2001 -0800, Dave Melton wrote:

>Let's develop the analogy here...
>An airport security system can be likened to restricting posts
>to list subscribers.  Sure, we all have to stand in line and
>occasionally empty our pockets before we can get on a plane.
>This is a minor inconvenience, but a lot less annoying than
>getting blown out of the sky.
>If only subscribers could post to the list, then people would
>have to take the extra two minutes to subscribe before they post
>their questions.  They could easily unsub or select nomail after
>they get what they need.  This doesn't seem like much of a
>"penalty" to get the great support (for a free product!) that
>this list provides.

Also, *VOLUNTEER* list administrators could sort the
wheat from the chaff and allow legitimate posts from non-members
onto the list, removing the subscription requirement completely!

>While we're on the subject...spammers, hackers and terrorists
>should all be shot on sight.

To quote from the "Cult of father Darwin" list...

         Let us prey...


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