[R] R-help going to become "subscriber-only"

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Jan 31 14:59:04 CET 2008

>>>>> "DM" == Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca>
>>>>>     on Thu, 31 Jan 2008 08:07:06 -0500 writes:

    DM> On 1/31/2008 6:48 AM, Martin Maechler wrote:
    >>>>>>> "DM" == Dieter Menne <dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de>
    >>>>>>> on Thu, 31 Jan 2008 08:58:54 +0000 (UTC) writes:
    DM> Martin Maechler <maechler <at> stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
    >> >> 
    >> >> The consequence of this will be that .. before the weekend ..
    >> >> only __e-mail addresses__ subscribed to R-help will be allowed to post to
    >> >> R-help without any moderation, and we are even considering outright
    >> >> rejection all non-subscribers, these latter decision coming
    >> >> later.
    DM> Does that mean that posting through the gmain/nabble pathway will no longer be
    DM> possible?
    >> If you are *subscribed* to R-help, there definitely won't be a
    >> problem.
    >> Otherwise, such posting may have to wait for moderator approval,
    >> but I think that maybe could be changed to work automatically
    >> {at least as long as the spammers don't misuse it}.

    DM> It's worth mentioning that you can be subscribed and have no mail 
    DM> delivered:  just check "Disabled" in the mail delivery options on the 
    DM> subscription page.  That's what anyone using gmane should do, so that 
    DM> they can still post without requiring action by a moderator.

    DM> Duncan Murdoch

Yes, indeed!  
Thanks Duncan, for mentioning that.


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