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From Serge Knystautas <ser...@lokitech.com>
Subject Re: users@ Moderation
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 12:22:34 GMT
Danny Angus wrote:
> Apparently we've won a million dollars. :-(
> 
> But seriously this is getting ridiculous, the users list gets more
> spam than messages. roughly one message per seven spam. for the
> moderation requests I think there are probably 100+ spam per genuine
> moderation issue.
> 
> I've got to the point where I don't bother to action users@
> moderations, and I reckon that I get 99+% right by just ignoring them.
> This makes the moderation email pretty pointless.
> 
> Any suggestions as to what we could do about it, sensible ones only
> we're not about to get apache infrastructure to change the tools they
> use, not unless we're prepared to do the admin, and I'm figuring that
> if we don't have the resources to progress James at the rate we want
> we certainly don't have the resources for any of that kind of thing.

We could turn off moderation and require you to be subscribed.  I 
believe there are other ASF project mailing lists that have done this.

-- 
Serge Knystautas
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e. sergek@lokitech.com

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