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Re: New subscribers, list moderation

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  • Ernesto Guisado
    Hi Gabor, the list is moderated as precaution against spam. Sadly the side- effect is that I have to approve messages which means delays when posting... See
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 17, 2004
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      Hi Gabor,

      the list is moderated as precaution against spam. Sadly the side-
      effect is that I have to approve messages which means delays when
      posting...

      See this posting for the incident that made me turn the group into
      moderated:

      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/perlguitest/message/256

      Cheers,
      E.

      --- In perlguitest@yahoogroups.com, Gabor Szabo <gabor@p...> wrote:
      >
      > First, I'd like to apologise again for sending my previous mail
      > so many times.
      >
      > Based on what I saw on Yahoo, new subscribers cannot post till the
      > moderator approves the messages. (Maybe this means only the first
      > message, I am not sure) I noticed this only after I sent all those
      > copies (and actually more, that have not made to the list yet).
      >
      > After I noticed this issue I sent a message to Ernesto via
      > Yahoo as he is the sole administrator of the mailing list
      > (see "Memebers" link and then "Moderators" tab) and after
      > a few hours I suddenly saw that some of my messages made through
      > to the list.
      > (This is the URL:
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/perlguitest/members?group=mod )
      >
      >
      > I don't know if this means Ernesto read my mail and approved them
      > or something else happened.
      >
      > Anyway, while I guess it is a normal precaution to have this setting
      > in the mailing list it might mean new subscribers might have hard
      > time to send their first messages.
      >
      >
      > regards
      > Gabor
      > ps. Now I can only hope this message will get through without a
      > problem.
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