[gnutls-devel] change in posting policy

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Tue Mar 15 13:57:18 CET 2016

Martin Hecht <hecht at hlrs.de> skribis:

> On 03/02/2016 09:51 AM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org> skribis:
>>>  Due to a large amount of spam received by the list, it is no longer
>>> practical to go through the list of held postings and approve them. As
>>> such, I've switched the posting policy to members only. 
>> Sigh.  lists.gnu.org did not have that drawback…
> I think it's not a problem specific to the particular list.

What I meant is that running one’s own mailing list service is more work
than sharing infrastructure with others.

lists.gnu.org has very good spam filtering in place, which is why it
allows non-member posts, in the spirit of lowering the barrier to entry.


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