[permaculture] Subscribing to this list - requirement stated in the list homepage to be strictly enforced from now on.
kaivido at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 30 19:34:44 EST 2006
I agree with your decision to personally screen new subscribers. Thanks
to this kind of vigilance, the Permaculture list is free from the "junk
members" often present in other forums.
Keep up the good work, and best wishes for 2007.
--- "Lawrence F. London, Jr." <lfl at intrex.net> wrote:
> From now on I am enforcing the requirement for new subscribers,
> on the list homepage, the following:
> "Subscribing to permaculture
> First, send your request for subscription in a private email message
> to the list owner, lfl at intrex dot net. Include
> your full name and reason for wanting to join the list. This step is
> not optional and you will not be subscribed without
> completing it. If your request is approved then return to this page
> and continue the registration process: Subscribe to
> permaculture by filling out the following form. You will be sent
> email requesting confirmation, to prevent others from
> gratuitously subscribing you. Once confirmation is received, your
> request will be held for approval by the list
> moderator. You will be notified of the moderator's decision by
> I might add that when receiving legitimate subscription requests from
> known or knowable parties I usually always
> subscribe those persons myself at that time.
> So I get this request today to join the list from some jackass:
> Your authorization is required for a mailing list subscription
> For: handcuffs.please at gmail.com
> List: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
> Not funny. Not cute either. A waste of my time to have to be
> constantly on guard to filter morons like
> that out of the subscription process.
> Some have asked that the list message archives be made private. The
> disadvantages seem to outweigh
> the advantages so, in the interest of keeping the valuable
> information contained in them continuously
> accessable by users, researchers and Google, I keep them open to the
> public. If anyone has any ideas
> or suggestions regarding subscription and privacy issues, post
> If anyone would like to help me run this list as co-owner, moderator
> or both, let me know.
> permaculture list owner
> Lawrence F. London, Jr.
> Venaura Farm
> lfl at intrex.net
> permaculture mailing list
> permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
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