list changes & RFC on archives & rack chassis

From: Owen Robertson <>
Date: Wed Mar 20 12:40:38 2002

on 3/20/02 10:53 AM, Jay West at wrote:

> 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. I think
> this would be fairly unobtrusive - most people don't want HTML posts here
> anyways. And - I would bet that most all SPAM contains some form of HTML, so
> this might not get rid of all SPAM forever, but I think it would make the
> very few that come here dwindle to even less. Comments?

I think that is a very good idea, but the sender should be made aware of
exactly why their message was rejected.
> 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?

I think that's also a very good idea.

Owen Robertson
Received on Wed Mar 20 2002 - 12:40:38 GMT

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