[arch-haskell] Re: Receiving comments on this list

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Thu Oct 14 18:11:37 EDT 2010

On 14/10/10 20:52, Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Magnus.
>> I've changed the email address on the AUR account to a private one again.
>> Not because of the flooding but because using the mailing list address
>> would allow pretty much anyone to reset the password on the AUR account via
>> the "Forgot Password" link.
> Good catch. :-)
> I wonder whether there is anything we can do to remedy that problem? I
> reckon the mailing software has some kind of regex-based filtering
> mechanism? Would it be possible to let all e-mails pass that match a fairly
> strict "this is a comment" expression? All other e-mails that don't match
> this regex would go to the moderator. That should catch the "Forgot
> Password" emails reliably, but everything else would go through without
> delay.

That could be possible, but I'd need to do a bit of testing to make sure
works :-)

> In any case, what happens to e-mails that the list won't accept? Are they in
> some kind of moderator queue?

Yes, currently they are caught in a moderator queue.


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