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From: Russ Allbery <rra @ stanford . edu>
Date: 28 Oct 1997 00:33:30 -0800
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: "Ronald F. Guilmette"'s message of Sun, 26 Oct 1997 15:05:14 -0800
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Ronald F Guilmette <> writes:

> Maybe what we need is some sort of big warning lable on the side of
> Majordomo, Listserv, and all other mailing list packages saying
> ``WARNING: Improper configuration and use of this software can cause
> serious harm to your fellow netizens!  Proceed with caution!''

Yes.  We do.  Seriously.

It should be *difficult* in a list management program to set up a list
with open subscription.  Difficult and covered in a lot of warnings.

Russ Allbery (         <URL:>

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