*** HEADS UP *** FreeBSD.org commit mail list changes
vadim_nuclight at mail.ru
Wed Oct 8 17:36:20 UTC 2008
09.10.08 @ 00:17 Peter Wemm wrote:
>> I've had cvs-src@ set to nomail, could write but msgs were not
>> I've read them via Gmane, my NNTP newsreader offers very flexible way to
>> filter them. Now, mail lists are switched WITHOUT 'nomail', and my local
>> hard drive is being spammed, instead of NNTP (and freebsd.org also
>> resources fot that, eh?). And worse, I just CAN'T disable it again:
>> when I
>> trying to login to http://lists.freebsd.org for svn-src-all@, it simply
>> about authorization error!
>> Moreover, this change is pain in the ass for all users who don't care
>> SVN switch - while CVSUP/CSUP is in use, it is not-so-worth to care.
>> And it
>> is now more difficult to manage for those who were used to cvs-all@ - a
>> bunch of lists instead of one. Mailman DOESN'T give me interface to
>> all my subscriptions at once - I must go and login for every one!
>> I've heard several complains about this spamming change on local IRC
>> Breaking POLA is bad.
> The password reminder thing isn't that hard. Go to the single list
> that I subscribed you to.
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/svn-src-all then click on
> "unsubscribe or edit options". Type your email addres. Instead of
> entering a password you cllick 'send password to me'. It shouldn't
> take much more than 30-60 seconds.
Because it is not clear that I should go and use password reminder - just
a few days ago mailman has sent a password reminder, as it does every
month, I've just did copy&paste for password. Finally, it sent a reminder
to me, yes, but why ever password and delivery flag were not preserved?..
WBR, Vadim Goncharov
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