[DAS] Making DAS list moderated?

Lincoln Stein lstein at cshl.edu
Wed Dec 31 14:53:44 EST 2003


This is a fine idea.  I guess I don't appreciate the spam level 
because of all my filters.  I would be happy to be a moderator.


On Tuesday 30 December 2003 02:57 pm, Wiepert, Mathieu wrote:
> Hi,
> I have noticed (what seems like) a large growth in spam being sent
> to the DAS list, resulting in the mailteam having to deal with many
> discards to said list.  I was wondering how people felt about the
> idea of making the DAS list moderated, becoming a members only
> posting list.  This will alleviate the task of dealing with all of
> that spam.
> If people have strong feelings about this one way or the other, I
> am asking you to please voice your opinion!  Otherwise, if there is
> no outcry against it, we would make it a members only posting list.
>  Apparently the biojava list is set up this way, and seems to be
> doing ok with it for the moment?
> Were we to go that route,  it was also suggested to me that I ask
> for some moderator volunteers to do some of the work along with the
> mail team.  So, if anyone wants to contribute their time in that
> manner, I am sure it would be truly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> -mat
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