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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: [What?] Why and How did this reach my inbox?
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2011 02:38:38 GMT

On Aug 22, 2011, at 7:25 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:

> And why should we accept newsgroup posts the same as posts from subscribers to this list?
 This list is not a newsgroup, but the gmane newsgroup creates the effect of subscribers without
they're being subscribed here.
> Why should we be interested in that?  Especially with those mangled subject lines.

The mangled subject lines are a trouble, but excluding people who are on nabble, gmane and
other forum like aggregators would be bad for the community.


> - Dennis
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Gusaas [] 
> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2011 19:09
> To:
> Subject: Re: [What?] Why and How did this reach my inbox?
> On 2011-08-22 7:45 PM  Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>> So we get two copies any time someone uses that news reader to make a reply?
> Only if the poster uses reply-all instead of only sending a reply to the gmane newgroup
like I 
> am doing.
>> Can we block the ones that come from the news group and only accept the direct ones?
> If you blocked the news group posts from people post properly through the newgroup only
> not make it to the list.
> _________________________________
> Larry I. Gusaas
> Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada
> Website:
> "An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs." - Edgard

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