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From: David Moore (jdmoore99_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-09 21:00:49

"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> At 04:13 PM 4/9/2002, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >Hugo Duncan has discovered an NNTP news server gatewaying Boost:
> >
> >news://
> We are starting to get messages forwarded from the gmane news server.
> They popped up for the Boost moderators to approve since they were not
> posted from email addresses on the list.
> But even though they actually came from gname, the header "From" had
> been set to make it look like the message came from the person. For
> example:
> From: "Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy_at_[hidden]>
> Now Gennadiy is a member, but not at that particular email address. I'm
> assuming that if he posted from his usual address, Mailman would have
> let it through.
> So what I'm suggesting is that we do accept the messages forwarded by
> gmane, but only if the "From:" address is on our list. That means
> people will have to sign up (presumably as "nomail") to participate
> even via the news server.
> The thought is that will stop at least of few of the "I don't know
> anything about C++ or Boost, but..." posts.
> Comments?

This is looking very good - did this just "pop up" seredipidously (sp?)?
Should we be thanking someone?

(Testing new spamtrap email)

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