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Hi Marco, *,

M. Fioretti schrieb:
On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 15:16:35 PM +0100, Christian Lohmaier 
(lohmaier+ooofuture@googlemail.com) wrote:
On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 4:05 AM, NoOp <glgxg@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

1. Why are unsubscribed posts even allowed? It would seem that
folks would have learned from the OOo list history.

Excuse me? What is wrong with allowing non-subscribers messages? And
what would you have learned from "OOo list history"?

Christian,

NoOp refers, I think, to what I summarized in this post last November,
just to not rewrite it every time these discussions come up:


http://stop.zona-m.net/2010/11/a-proposal-for-effective-volunteer-friendly-user-support-in-libreoffice/

please note that I explicitly acknowledge in that page that "it is
unavoidable that such a support list must accept (after moderation)
even messages from unsubscribed users". So (in this case) I agree with
you that non-subscribers messages must pass.

Which in my opinion is managed quite well with the moderaters work.

This said, the "OOo list history" is there. What may be learned from
it is up to the reader. And, of course, what can actually be done
today by LibO to not repeat those particular mistakes depends on the
available infrastructure.

I read Your page (second time :o))) and second what You wrote.

One solution could be:
For each mail sent to the list from a not subscribed user send a
automtically generated answer to his mailadress containing the already
generated search hash for http://www.mail-archive.com.

So no volunteer is bothered to even think about any subscription issues
and the "once in his life asking member" will be provided with the
answers.

Already done:
Each message sent to any of our public lists already has such a header.
This is the one of Your post I'm replying to:
Archived-At: <http://go.mail-archive.com/RjF-au8F7oa5W9Jc7Z9f2S2YwhA=>

No clue how much work implementing such thing.

Gruß/regards
-- 
Friedrich
Libreoffice-Box http://libreofficebox.org/
LibreOffice and more on CD/DVD images
(german version already started)


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