Forums and Mailing Lists (Was: Re: Automatix?)

Brian Puccio brian at
Tue Mar 28 23:24:42 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 21:43 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 28.03.2006, 14:34 -0500 schrieb Andrew Zajac:
> > 
> > 
> > On 3/28/06, Oliver Grawert <ogra at> wrote: 
> >         so our only way to stop ongoing CoC
> >         violations like that one is to shut down the gateway
> >         completely ...
> >  
> >  
> > Which no one wants to see happen...
> i do, and will very strongly push that until we can handle such issues
> (i.e. the gateway software is fixed to show the right identity and makes
> it impossible to reply to spam (or even filters spam for the forum users
> as well)
> dont get me wrong, i really like that functionallity and want by no
> means lock out the forum users, but this thread shows that we dont have
> control at all in the current state unless thats fixed, the gateway must
> be shut down or be read only ...

I definitely agree that those who run the forums need to make SEVERAL
changes as to how they are run and have needed to do so for a while.
This is not the first time the issue has come up, nor will it be the
last until they actually take action.
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