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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] pending subscriptions to this list

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] pending subscriptions to this list
Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2013 11:10:04 +0200
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address@hidden (Karl Berry) writes:

> 1) Unless there's an objection to any of these people, I propose that I
> will approve them in a couple days.  Why not?
> 2) Unless there's an objection, I propose that list subscription be
> automated.  If someone hears about it and cares enough to try to
> subscribe, why not?  I don't see how we could know in advance if someone
> was a troll.

No objection.

> 3) On the other hand, if the list is supposed to be strictly
> invitation-only, then I volunteer to become the list maintainer, and
> propose that such invitations be cc-d to me, and I will just subscribe
> them.

I've never seen it as being so strict. 

> In any case, I have just set advertised=no for this list (so it won't
> show on the list-of-lists web page), which (it seems to me) is how it
> should have been all along, which will at least avoid future people who
> just subscribe to everything available.



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