[Python-Dev] Proposed: change to posting rules for python-dev

tim.one at comcast.net tim.one at comcast.net
Fri Jan 30 20:59:42 EST 2004

>> Wasn't that how things worked when the list was first formed?  If so,
>> what was the rationale for the change to the current policy?

> Yes, it was.  I don't remember why it was changed; we were probably accused 
> of exclusivity.  That's how these things often happen.

I think we're confusing distinct gimmicks:  at the start, anyone could post to python-dev, but a subscription request had to be approved by the list admin.  Only the latter has changed.  I read Barry as asking about changing the former this time, while leaving the latter alone.

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