list changes & RFC on archives & rack chassis

From: David Woyciesjes <>
Date: Wed Mar 20 11:59:01 2002

> From: Jay West
> 1) Ok, here are the two things I was considering doing to change the
> mailing
> list settings....
> A) Reject posts to the list which contain any kind of HTML content...
        Sounds good to me.

        I think a Reply To Sender telling them why it got rejected might be
a good thing. Then we might not piss off some 70 year old guy trying to give
his F-1 a good home...

> B) I also like the 'self-policing' idea of making posts to the list from
> non-subscribers get a subject tag of [OL] or something like that. This one
> I
> am not sure how to do off the top of my head, but would think it pretty
> straightforward. Comments?
        Another good idea.

        Can't the system compare the From or ReplyTo field against the
subscriber list, and take action from there?
        People like me might need some assistance here. You see, my _actual_
e-mail address is Yale ITS just provides
an alias for me which is Both work fine, and I
think both are in the headers of my messages. Confuses some other automated
mail systems...

> 2) WRT the archives at THAT is a project I have fallen
> far behind in. When I moved the list from the old ISP to the new ISP (me
> in
> both cases, long story)...

> 3) This isn't really important - just random "what if" thinking out loud -
> I
> was considering moving the mailing list and mail list archives off to a
> separate machine that does nothing but classiccmp. This is being
> considered
> for logistics reasons, not for horsepower/load reasons.....
        Makes sense. Sorry I can't help with a case tho...

Many thanks to you and for your effort here...

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