To the python-list moderator

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Sep 1 00:03:47 CEST 2005

"Michael Hudson" <mwh at> wrote in message 
news:m2d5nuc73x.fsf at
> This is probably a fairly bad way of contacting the python-list
> admins...

Perhaps.  Feel free to forward if you know a better way.

As I noted ...

> "Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at> writes:
>> For a couple of years, I have been reading and posting and posting to
>> python-list and c.l.p via gmane.comp.python.general 
>> group.
>> Today I got this from 'python-list-bounces', which I presume is a 
>> 'machine'
>> rather than a 'human' address.

If there had been an address that I thought would reach the appropriate 
person, I would have used it.  But public posting allows comments by others 
as to similar problems, like Gregory's.

>> ---------------------------
>> Your mail to 'Python-list' with the subject
>>     Re: how to join two Dictionary together?
>> Is being held until the list moderator can review it for approval.
>> The reason it is being held:
>>     Message has a suspicious header
>> Either the message will get posted to the list, or you will receive
>> notification of the moderator's decision.
>> -----------------------------

This has a distinct 'don't call us, we'll maybe call you flavor.  As of 
now, my post seems to still be in limbo (not on c.l.p and no notification).

>> Since I had nothing to do with the headers, the problem is between 
>> gmane's
>> sending (perhaps when responding to a message from a particular site) 
>> and
>> your review.  I hope this can be fixed.
> It's probably been flagged as UNSURE by spambayes.

As I said, I hope the mismatch between legitimate senders and reviewer can 
be fixed.

Terry J. Reedy

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