Posting rules for the gnupg-devel@ mailing list

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Sep 27 09:09:38 CEST 2011

On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 14:33, luca at said:

> 1) I would be interested to know how many spam emails passes
>    greylisting.

Way too many.

> 2) given the fact that there is no SMTP error message and no
>    notification, there is no way for the sender to know what happened
>    with her/his email, which is a bit unfair.

Posting are also distributed to the poster.

> 3) not having notifications also means that you can not cancel your
>    email, which could result in duplicate posts.

You can't do that anyway.

> Really, I do not have any problem with waiting (if I know that I have
> to), but the above seems overcomplicated.

We have a pretty good track record regarding spam and thus I see no
reason to change the subscribe-only policy.



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