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Re: deletion of people from krb-protocol (mailing list merge)

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Jerome H Saltzer in Idaho)
Thu Aug 3 15:34:00 2000

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Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 13:31:21 -0600
To: Ken Raeburn <raeburn@mit.edu>
From: Jerome H Saltzer in Idaho <Saltzer@MIT.EDU>
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At 2:33 PM -0400 8/3/00, Ken Raeburn wrote:
> ...Tom and I already get more than enough bounces off the
>Kerberos list, as do the senders.

The MIT mailing list management system is OK for lists consisting mostly of
inside-MIT people and not very good for lists with a lot of outside
customers.  I think that the direction I was suggesting would make
krb-protocol mostly an internal-to-MIT list, which should reduce the bounce
problem a bit, both because the list would be smaller and because Moira
automatically purges deleted Athena mailboxes.

>I think Doug has his list set up to reject messages from
>non-subscribers; this could lead to confusion among new krb-protocol
>subscribers who decide they want to contribute to the discussion.

That could be a problem.  Is it actually set up that way now?  My message
earlier today didn't bounce, but maybe that list simply deep-sixes rejected
messages?

				Jerry

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