[SciPy-dev] Fwd: SciPy/NumPy website

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 13:34:02 CST 2006


Joe Harrington wrote:
>>>I added Gmane links on the Mailing Lists page, and some explanatory
>>>text.  Are there any forum features Gmane doesn't have?  Do we need an
>>>open list that anyone can post to?
> 
>>We've done that before and got spammed into submission, IIRC.
> 
> The lists are/have been on gmane for a while.  I didn't put them
> there, and we don't get much spam on the lists now.  How would our
> linking to the existing gmane pages increase spam?  Gmane has
> anti-spam measures that they claim are good enough, and that they will
> improve if they are not.

Sorry, I meant allowing posting to the list for non-subscribers. IIRC, we now
require people to subscribe before posting because of the spam.

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