Re: Mail reflector

Harvey J. Stein (
Thu, 6 Mar 1997 11:39:19 +0200

From: Richard Gooch <rgooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU>
> I've lost count of the number of problems that have occurred because
> of mail<->news gateways.
> So much so that I'm prompted into
> making the following (harsh) suggestions:
> Drop messages sent to the list if they are not from subscribers on the
> list.

I don't know about that... There are lists which I don't subscribe
to, but read via archives, and occasionally email to. Such as the
redhat-devel-list. I'd think that that's a perfectly reasonable way
to interact with a mailing list.

Dr. Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research