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Re: Archive Approval system enabled for this list

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 17:55:15 +0200
Message-ID: <46604163.6040102@w3.org>
To: Sue Ellen Wright <sellenwright@gmail.com>
CC: public-esw-thes@w3.org


Sue Ellen Wright wrote:
> Disagreement, or disagreeable bit of action? At any rate, I think it

Ouch:-) Disagreeable bit of action, of course...

(sometimes my mother tongue, in this case French, leads to funny
mistakes... Sorry about that...)

Ivan

> sounds like a decent enough idea, although I'm not aware that I'm
> getting any spam generated off the list. Maybe my filters are just
> handling it well.
> Best regards
> Sue Ellen
> 
>  
> On 6/1/07, *Ivan Herman* <ivan@w3.org <mailto:ivan@w3.org>> wrote:
> 
>     Dear all,
> 
>     in consultation with Guus Schreiber and Alistair Miles we decided to
>     enable the archive approval system for this list, too. The goal is to
>     reduce spamming as much as we can.
> 
>     The way this system works is: the first time someone posts to a list,
>     they are immediately sent back a response that asks  them for approval
>     to archive their message on our site. These  responses are generally
>     ignored by spammers, and regular participants just need to submit a
>     simple web form giving us permission to archive their message. It is
>     done only once, of course.
> 
>     It is a small and one-time disagreement but I am sure all of you agree
>     that it is worth doing this.
> 
>     Sincerely
> 
>     Ivan Herman
> 
>     --
> 
>     Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
>     URL: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>     PGP Key: http://www.cwi.nl/%7Eivan/AboutMe/pgpkey.html
>     FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Sue Ellen Wright
> Institute for Applied Linguistics
> Kent State University
> Kent OH 44242 USA
> sellenwright@gmail.com <mailto:sellenwright@gmail.com>
> swright@kent.edu <mailto:swright@kent.edu>
> sewright@neo.rr.com <mailto:sewright@neo.rr.com>

-- 

Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
URL: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
PGP Key: http://www.cwi.nl/%7Eivan/AboutMe/pgpkey.html
FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf

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