-1 on changing the list policy. I read and post to all of the public
lists through Gmane, which won't work if the policy is changed.

I rarely see spam get through list either (unless Gmane is filtering it
all out for me), so I fail to see the problem from that point of view.


On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 21:24:07 -0400
"Tim Peters" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Over on the zope and zope-dev lists, there's currently agitation to
> make them members-only mailing lists.  The point is that spam could
> not get thru then (unless posted by a member).
> What would zodb-dev members like?
> Posting by a list member would not be affected, unless you attempted
> to send a message from an email account other than one you subscribed
> with.  In the latter case, your message would be bounced back to you.
> You could worm around that by subscribing to zodb-dev with that
> address too, then going to your list membership page on the web and
> checking the box to suspend email delivery on that account.  Then you
> could post using that account too, but wouldn't also get zodb-dev
> email on that account.
> I'm the list admin for zodb-dev, and don't have a preference.  If you
> do, and it's strong enough to scream it, shout.  The loudest screamer
> will win<wink>.  By default, I won't change the current policy (anyone
> can post here, member or not).

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