[Linux-aus] Close the list please

Paul Shirren shirro at shirro.com
Tue Mar 23 19:44:02 UTC 2004

Could the linux-aus list please be closed to posting from non members so
that this thread can die already.


don't see the fuss personally

Ryan Verner wrote:
> On 23/03/2004, at 8:18 PM, Tony Nugent wrote:
>>willing to live with whatever the ultimate decision is, but
>>personally I would dearly like to see this mailing list restricted
>>to posts from subscribers only.
> You've got my vote in on this one too; I can live with the way it is 
> now, but I don't see why we shouldn't do something about it.  There's 
> plenty of OSS software out there, and proven strategies to rid us of 
> most this stuff, and its logical an organization such as we should be 
> using such technologies.
> The attitude of "if you don't like it, bugger off" is going to lead a 
> very large percentage of people to unsubscribe, and if I'm not 
> mistaken, this group is all about advocacy, so such an attitude doesn't 
> make a whole lot of sense.
> What's the rationale behind allowing anybody to post, anyway?
> R
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