[admin] postings from non-subscribers

Matthew Orlando maorlando at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 06:01:40 CET 2016

The flip side is someone who wants a quick answer to a limited issue but
otherwise has no interest in participating in (or using email rules to
filter out) every single conversation on a given topic. Personally, I
clicked one of the reply-to addresses in the archive from a google
search, wrote a message, got a notice that it was being moderated, and
then decided to sign up. If I had been told my message was rejected
because I wasn't a subscriber, I might not have bothered going any
further. Barriers to entry should be reduced not reinforced imo.

More kudos to the admins!

- Cog

On 11/7/2016 12:47 PM, Ralph Seichter wrote:
> On 07.11.16 19:06, Werner Koch wrote:
>> Our mailing list admins are moderating posts from non-subscribed
>> posters. For many years they are doing this without getting much
>> attention - time for a big KUDOS to them.
> That's quite unusual. Thanks to the list admins for their work. Still,
> I personally (!) don't think there is any need to accommodate non-
> subscribers. The whole notion of "I want information but cannot be
> bothered to subscribe" rubs me the wrong way.
> -Ralph
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