[meta-sig] Switchover to mailman

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@CNRI.Reston.Va.US (Barry A. Warsaw)
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 12:42:47 -0500 (EST)

>>>>> "JV" == John Viega <jtv2j@cs.virginia.edu> writes:

    JV> Part of the motivation for making the big list of emails
    JV> visible, is that people will often forget what info they gave
    JV> you when they originally signed up, and not really know how to
    JV> find out.  Some people will only try so many of their email
    JV> accounts before they figure it is just easier to spam the list
    JV> until someone else removes them.

I also see this happen a lot with Majordomo.  Most folks just end up
emailing the list owner pleading for help.  List owners who forget
plead to majordomo-owners.  Majordomo owners who forget plead for
vacations.  :-)