List spam

Ben Finney ben+python at
Thu Aug 18 18:26:54 EDT 2011

gene heskett <gheskett at> writes:

> Short answer is to disconnect the the NNTP link and make this list
> into a REAL mailing list. Subscribers only, or get past a GOOD
> captcha.

Many of the more valuable contributors post via NNTP, which does not
require mailing list subscription nor CAPTCHA.

One of the compelling features of this forum is that newcomers to Python
can post here without the hurdles you're describing.

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Ben Finney

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