[Rack] unsub

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Thu Jan 2 01:33:15 UTC 2014


On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 11:29:52AM -0800, Jordan Hayes wrote:
> >I posted a message yesterday from johnaweiss at gmail.com, and it got
> >accepted by the system. If johnaweiss at gmail.com is not subscribed,
> >and the list is moderated, how could that go through?
> 
> As someone who manages a lot of mailing lists, I can tell you that
> MANY people sign up for a list under one address, and then proceed
> to post from another.  Sometimes it's a mistake, but mostly it's
> just carelessness.  A long time ago I would follow up with the
> person and remind them that they were subscribed under a different
> address, but life is way too short; I usually just add that address
> to the exception list of people who aren't subscribed but can post.
> 
> I don't run -discuss, but I can see that happening ...

Yep, exactly.  When anyone posts a non-spam message to -discuss I add it
to the "allowed non-subscriber" list.  As Jordan says, live is too short
to mess around.

-andy


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