newsgroup iso email for this list

Detlef Lechner Detlef.Lechner at
Sun Jan 10 17:29:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 12:01:40 -0800, NoOp wrote:

> On 01/06/2010 10:26 AM, Shannon McMackin wrote: ...
> Nope. The only thing required by is a valid email address. No
> password, no subscribing first to the list via email etc.
> When you first _post_ to a new list, you will be sent a verifying email
> from to which you must reply, example:
>> You have sent a message to be posted on the
>> gmane.comp.openoffice.devel.user-experience newsgroup.
>> Before the message is posted on the newsgroup, you have to confirm that
>> you exist.  Just reply to this message, and the message will be posted.
>> You have to respond within one week.

>> -- Your friendly autoauthorizer at

> Once you've responed & has verified that you are replying from
> a valid email account, you'll receive a response back, example:

>> You are now authorized to post to the
>> gmane.comp.openoffice.devel.user-experience newsgroup.
>> The original message you sent to the newsgroup will be posted within
>> ten minutes.
> That's it.

Thank you for explaining. I can confirm that NoOp's statements worked for 
But Pan makes it a bit harder if one has several email addresses and 
wants to use them to diminish the number of received spam.


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