Forged messages being posted to freebsd-questions

Wayne Sierke ws at
Sun Aug 22 05:36:59 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 09:33 -0400, Rod Person wrote:
> Can some explain to me or know what criteria is used to determine 
> when a posting to the lists need moderation?
> I have read post in the past that say the list is not moderated or 
> comments such as above.
> But, then I try to post something and I get a "you posting is 
> awaiting moderator approval". Then I get a email that
> my posting was rejected with comments that state "I don't see what 
> this has to do with FreeBSD". But, then we have
> these junk mail and forged mail issues, not to mention I see replies 
> that go way off topic of FreeBSD.
> Just wondering.

I've received a response like that "awaiting moderator approval" when
I've inadvertently sent a message to a list from other than my
subscribed address. I don't recall ever seeing such a response from a
non-subscription list (like -questions).

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