Com (Jim Carroll) writes:
# ted doty writes:
# > 1. Why doesn't someone set up a "Firewalls-philosophy" list, so we can
# > segregate this type of question from the technical ("how can I proxy
# > MOSAIC") ones. Not that these questions are bad, quite to the
# > contrary. Let's just get the two communities from using each other's
# > bandwidth.
# I may be wrong, but I have a feeling that the majority of folks would
# end up subscribing to both lists. I know I would.
I tend to agree.
# If you're concerned with bandwidth waste, figure out a good way for
# handling the 'subscribe' and 'Please unsubscribe me!!' messages which
# arrive here as a result of either ignorance or misinformation. ;)
Actually, if you take a closer look, all the messages like that which
go out to Firewalls are ones where the person has misspelled
"subscribe" or "unsubscribe" or done something else that circumvents
the otherwise very effective administrivia filter. For every
administrivia message that _does_ make it out to the list, the filter
catches at least 10 that it keeps from making it to the list.
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