[Mailman-Users] Automatic subscription based on e-mail subject

Keith Seyffarth weif at weif.net
Thu Jan 31 14:29:44 EST 2019

> All that would not be necessary if Mailman were smart enough. It
> already knows how to group e-mails by subject. It could make sure the
> participants 
> are all kept in the loop.

Except then you run into ethical issues and possible legal violations of
emailing people who have not opted-n to receive the email. Just posting
to a web forum does not automatically subscribe you to a thread, you
have to check that you want notifications - and before you can even get
to that point, you have to create an account so you can post. And, as
has been pointed out previously in this discussion, there is a
difference between mailing lists and web forums or bulletin boards...

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