Re: RARA-AVIS: ADMIN: Why are new members moderated?

From: HALL, MARK E (
Date: 28 Sep 2004

No problem by me on this one. The last incarnation of the list was relatively spam free and glad to see you are trying to keep it up now that this list has migrated.

Best, Mark Hall
(who usually just lurks)

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 23:22:39 -0400 (EDT)
  William Denton <> wrote:
>I just updated the welcome message with a note about this:&nbsp; new members to
>the list are, by default, moderated.&nbsp; They can't post without it being
>approved by the list-owner (me).&nbsp; Every time a new person posts, however,
>I make them unmoderated, and after that they can post freely.
>This was mentioned in some discussion when we moved over here to Yahoo.
>I wanted to make it clear why some people are moderated and others not.
>Doing this is an added level of protection against spammers.&nbsp; If you join
>and lurk for a while, to get the hang of the list, then post, there'll be
>a short delay before your message appears.&nbsp; It's nothing personal.&nbsp; I'll
>approve it very soon and then you'll be all set.
>William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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