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

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Jan 30 21:04:28 EST 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 20:59, tim.one at comcast.net wrote:
> [Skip]
> >> 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?
> [Barry]
> > Yes, it was.  I don't remember why it was changed; we were probably accused 
> > of exclusivity.  That's how these things often happen.

That wern't me.  I think it was Fred.

> 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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