[ILUG] [Restrict] posting to ILUG to members only?
proinnsias at linux.ie
Tue May 31 16:51:15 IST 2005
On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 04:34:52PM +0100, Joe Fitzsimons wrote:
> The very fact that the thread keeps reappearing is a sign that there are at
> least some (quite vocal) members who have a problem with the current setup.
> Yes, we could ignore them, but wouldn't it be better if we could address the
> problem? Adding a header keeps the list open, however people can effectively
> have a closed list (if they so desire) by filtering all the non-member
As Colm has said - who's going to maintain this modified version of
But as an aside - the motion was advertised, proposed, seconded and
soundly defeated at the last AGM. I believe there were (including proxy
votes) 3 votes in favour of closing the list, versus maybe 50 or more in
favour of retaining the status quo.
If people want this to change, lobby for a new motion at the next AGM,
I'd be fairly sure it will also be defeated, but I could be wrong !
And for anyone who cares - one spam getting through for every 2000
blocked is a bloody fantastic ratio, given the hurdles it's had to get
over to get to your inboxes, I'm suprised we're not awarding it an A for
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