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

From: Martin Maechler <maechler_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 14:59:04 +0100

>>>>> "DM" == Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> >>>>> on Thu, 31 Jan 2008 08:07:06 -0500 writes:

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

    DM> Duncan Murdoch

Yes, indeed!
Thanks Duncan, for mentioning that.

Martin



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