[plug] Disappearing email...

Christian christian at global.net.au
Sat Apr 17 16:23:10 WST 1999

Trevor Phillips wrote:
> Christian wrote:
> >
> > Gary Allpike manages the list.  I think the problem you might be having
> > is that after the spamming incident, Gary configured the list so that
> > any email not sent from an address subscribed to the list will be
> > silently dropped.  Personally, I don't think this really helps since
> > anyone who wants to spam the list can just forge the From address to be
> > someone who is subscribed and this doesn't make it any easier/harder to
> > identify the culprit.
> Yeah. It would also be helpful if the list bounced back a "Go Away"
> message to those at the wrong address at least.
> BTW: What is the Mail List? MajorDomo? Custom Job? Other?

My point was actually that there's no point rejecting messages from
addresses that aren't subscribed...  but if the current policy continues
then a bounce message would be useful.  This list is majordomo I



I'm not trying to give users what they want, I'm trying to give them
freedom, which they can then accept or reject. If people don't want
freedom, they may be out of luck with me, but I won't allow them to 
define for me what is right, what is worth spending my life for.
                                                    - Richard Stallman

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