Re: [R] R-help going to become "subscriber-only"

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 08:07:06 -0500

On 1/31/2008 6:48 AM, Martin Maechler wrote:

>>>>>> "DM" == Dieter Menne <dieter.menne_at_menne-biomed.de>
>>>>>>     on Thu, 31 Jan 2008 08:58:54 +0000 (UTC) writes:

>
> DM> Martin Maechler <maechler <at> stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
> >>
> >> The consequence of this will be that .. before the weekend ..
> >> only __e-mail addresses__ subscribed to R-help will be allowed to post to
> >> R-help without any moderation, and we are even considering outright
> >> rejection all non-subscribers, these latter decision coming
> >> later.
>
> DM> Does that mean that posting through the gmain/nabble pathway will no longer be
> DM> possible?
>
> If you are *subscribed* to R-help, there definitely won't be a
> problem.
> Otherwise, such posting may have to wait for moderator approval,
> but I think that maybe could be changed to work automatically
> {at least as long as the spammers don't misuse it}.

It's worth mentioning that you can be subscribed and have no mail delivered: just check "Disabled" in the mail delivery options on the subscription page. That's what anyone using gmane should do, so that they can still post without requiring action by a moderator.

Duncan Murdoch



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