Re: NIR list is broadcasting "subscribe" messages.

Rob Raisch <raisch@ora.com> Tue, 09 March 1993 23:04 UTC

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From: Rob Raisch <raisch@ora.com>
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Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1993 15:46:34 -0500
In-Reply-To: Jill.Foster@newcastle.ac.uk "Re: NIR list is broadcasting "subscribe" messages." (Mar 9, 3:02pm)
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To: Jill.Foster@newcastle.ac.uk
Subject: Re: NIR list is broadcasting "subscribe" messages.
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Ummmm... Jill, by redefining a network standard mechanism like
"mailinglist-request" pointing to the mechanism which subscribes
one to a mail list, you fly in the face of network convention, and
are generating a lot of unnecessary confusion in an arena fraught
with confusion to begin with.

Just an opinion.  </rr>

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