[winGRASS] Re: remove problem subscriber?
neteler at itc.it
Fri Oct 14 02:38:17 EDT 2005
On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 05:39:40PM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > The daily messages from
> > > info at thomas-reinfelder.de
> > > saying
> > > Ihre Email kam an - Danke!!!
> > > are a nuisance to the remainder of the list.
> > I agree.
> > > The message was doubly disturbing because I have recently seen a
> > > virus/worm alert, which in one of its forms, sent a very similar message.
> > >
> > > I have been list manager for several lists for more than a
> > > decade. After about 2 days of this on any list of mine, I would have
> > > removed this subscriber from the list, ending the problem.
> > Since people can be traveling, I have waited for some more days to
> > receive a response. I also contacted them personally.
> One option is to leave the address subscribed but to bar it from
> posting, although that requires having separate poster/recipient
> Separate lists can be useful for other reasons. E.g. it might be
> desirable if anyone who was subscribed to any of the lists
> @grass.itc.it could post to all of them; replies to cross-posted
> messages may be useful on lists to which the sender is not subscribed.
In an ideal world yes, but it's too much administrational overhead
for me. I have more than 20 mailing lists running here + the server
maintenance + web pages + ...
If s/he changes the behaviour of her/his mail software, s/he
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