Ban on spam-sender domains from posting to freebsd-questions

Tim Daneliuk tundra at
Wed Aug 2 17:16:54 UTC 2017

On 08/02/2017 11:32 AM, markham breitbach wrote:
> 2.  Having a subscriber only policy doesn't necessarily prevent spam.

I've run lists for years and while it doesn't "prevent" it, it vastly
reduces it, almost to the point of nonexistence.

> 3.  I really don't see why the list can't have a subscribe-only policy.

While I sympathize with this (and all my lists run that way), the
problem is that subscriber-only lists tend to really increase the admin
burden for the list manager.  People are shockingly lazy and will just
ask the admins to add/delete/change their subscriptions.  They forget
passwords, they can't remember the change process, the can't find the
web interface, ... ad infinitum ad nauseum...

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