[IPython-dev] Should we change the reply-to line on the lists?

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Thu Feb 9 19:09:36 CST 2012


On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Are non-members allowed to post to these lists? If we do change the setting,
> people will answer questions directly to the list, so if the asker isn't
> subscribed, they may never get a response.

Nope, we don't allow non-subscriber postings.  I think we did allow
it early on, but doing that is a spam magnet, so I have no plans on
changing it.  One minute dealing with spam in my life is one minute I
don't get back, so I'm OK with fairly draconian measures to prevent
it.

Cheers,

f


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