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Subject: Re: Mailing List Clearinghouse
From: David Shaw <dshaw @ jabberwocky . com>
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 1998 17:01:51 -0500
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <199812181701 . LAA04887 @ bonkers . taronga . com>; from Stephanie da Silva on Fri, Dec 18, 1998 at 11:01:35AM -0600
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On Fri, Dec 18, 1998 at 11:01:35AM -0600, Stephanie da Silva wrote:
> 
> I've been approached by someone who wants to use the PAML in a novel
> way.  He's planning on setting up a web site to perform various
> mailing list services.  One of the things he wants to do is put a
> button on all the mailing list pages so if you click on it, it will
> generate a s*bscr*ption request for that list from his site.
> 
> Because of the dozens of different varieties of mailing list managers,
> I have my doubts that this will even work.  But my question to you
> is, what would you think of a third party forwarding administrative
> requests to you/your listserver via their web interface?

I plead with you, I humbly beg of you, I go down on my knees.

	PLEASE do not let him do this!

I can't even count the number of hours I have spent trying to fix problems
caused by the previous people who have had that bright idea....

David

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