Change in ADS-L posting options

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 22 15:59:56 UTC 2002

At 11:02 PM -0500 1/22/02, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>I have changed the posting options for ADS-L so that messages may
>only be posted by people who are subscribed to the list; previously
>anyone could post a message just by sending e-mail to the list
>The subscription option is still open; that is, anyone may subscribe
>without being approved. However, most spammers would not bother to
>subscribe just to send spam. I do not want to change this option
>since the effort of approving every request to join the list would
>be very large, and Terry and I have enough to do already, but there
>are intermediate options if necessary.

Thanks from all of us, Jesse.  Those messages have gotten tiresome,
even for those of us for whom bandwidth isn't a problem in itself.


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