>>>>> On Thu, 14 Sep 2000 10:44:04 +0800, Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com> said:
Petter> If I remember correctly, the mailing list is blocking
Petter> non-subscribers from posting messages. This is done to
Petter> avoid spam reaching the mailing list.
Yup. I filter out large amounts of spam due to sane-devel every week.
Petter> I suspect this is a major blocker for many of willing SANE
Petter> contributors. At least, I have asked at least a handfull of
Petter> people to send their patch and suggestions to the list, and
Petter> never seen their contribution.
Ask them to cc you directly or tell them to subscribe to the list.
Petter> I disovered today that the blocking behaviour isn't
Petter> described on the mailing list web page,
Petter> <URL:http://www.mostang.com/sane/mail.html>. I suggest at
Petter> least adding a paragraph with a warning for those like me is
Petter> reading the mailing list on the web.
There is a reason why it wasn't there. However, I'm willing to
experiment with putting a notice there. If spams make it through
because of this note, we'll have to remove it again (and hope it's not
too late already!).
-- Source code, list archive, and docs: http://www.mostang.com/sane/ To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe sane-devel | mail firstname.lastname@example.org
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Sep 24 2000 - 11:03:23 PDT