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Subject: Re: Confirmation Required
From: blaise @ scadian . net
Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 11:44:18 -0400
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <Pine . SOL . 4 . 10 . 10005050838150 . 26803-100000 @ katie . vnet . net>
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On 5 May 00, at 8:51, murr rhame wrote:

> I will not allow anyone to use my mailing lists as a vengeance
> weapon.  In my humble opinion, running a mailing list with open
> subscriptions and no confirmations is inexcusable.  This is not a
> new problem.  I'm quite surprised that a veteran list admin
> hasn't taken measures to prevent malicious subscriptions.

I agree; however, I would like to see one intermediate level added 
(beyond open, auto, closed).  What I'd like is open+confirm/auto -- 
in other words, I'd like users to be able to subzcribe *themselves* 
without confirmation but only subzcribe *others* with confirmation.

Jim Trigg


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