[Mailman-Users] How to change configs for ALL lists?

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed Jan 13 02:13:12 CET 2010

At 12:47 PM 1/12/2010, Terri Oda wrote:
>Elaine Ashton wrote:
>>Well, what concerns me is that the spammers are going at these mass 
>>subscriptions via the web interface and it may become a game of 
>>whack-a-mole banning domains and IPs. Are there any plans to make 
>>the web form subscription more of a hurdle for spammers, e.g. captcha, etc?
>I'm not a big believer in captcha's (advances in tech have made a 
>lot of them trivially easy to in an automated way, making them 
>annoying to users for little gain) but it might be worth thinking 
>about a plug in architecture for this in mm3 in case something 
>better does come up, or so people can enjoy their placebos...

If you decide to do captcha's, please make it optional -- or offer 
other alternatives.  I have 150 lists, and thousands of blind and 
visually impaired users, including myself, and captcha's are the bane 
of our existence!


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