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From: Peter Hermann <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 10:28:58 +0100
In-Reply-To: <v01540b01b31bba159e8d@[153.37.94.119]>; from Hal Hart on Mon, Mar 22, 1999 at 09:13:32AM -0800
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On Mon, Mar 22, 1999 at 09:13:32AM -0800, Hal Hart wrote:
> I hate to say it, but the time may be approaching when we need to close or
> monitor Team-Ada.  I didn't mind when the volume of junk mail was less than
> 1 per week, but getting 7 copies of Silvia_Brown's totally inappropriate
> msg strains my tolerance.  What do others think?   -hh

Hal, don't underestimate the workload of moderation.
In addition, it introduces delays.
Team-ada traffic has evolved very positively,
and that is welcome and should continue.
There are much simpler solutions:
Some mailing lists allow sending by subscribers only.
I feel, this is too restrictive, too.
I recommend to have a negative list, which will be happily
incremented by us team members, when we feel to exclude|ban
an inappropriate sender.
Cheers,
Peter

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