[Mailman-Users] Wishlist Items

Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham at dev.InTechnology.co.uk
Tue Aug 13 10:29:05 CEST 2002

On Mon, 2002-08-12 at 23:57, G. Armour Van Horn wrote:
> Very, very good idea, actually. I certainly know my friends and coworkers well
> enough that I wouldn't sign them up for somthing that they wouldn't enjoy or
> benefit from. To join relative strangers to the list is obviously a bad idea. But
> if the confirmation message included a note *from me*, whom they know, and then
> offered them the chance to ignore the message and not subscribe, or to reply to be
> subscribed, this would be a good process.

So "Wile E Spammer" of "Evil Spammers Incorporated" writes a little
script that does an invite subscribe of a few hundred throusand of his
"friends" with an invitation note of whatever crap he is sending out
this week.

Isn't this basically just another form of open relay?


[ Nigel Metheringham           Nigel.Metheringham at InTechnology.co.uk ]
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