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Re: Lots of SPAM on the list
On Jun 16, 12:02am, David Lawyer wrote:
> Subject: Re: Lots of SPAM on the list
> Someone mentioned off-topic "Feedback" we get. This comes from people
> who click on "Feedback" on our homepage. If I click on it I'm
> presented with "You are sending a comment to: ldp-discuss ..." with
> "Subject: Feedback". Then I hit return, write any comment I want to
> (on almost any topic )-: and send it.
Since when does "feedback" mean "consulting help" ?! Can we
no longer trust anyone?! ;-)
> There is no information shown to me as to what I may write about.
> This is just asking for off-topic posts and that's exactly what we
> get. Let's present people who want to send feedback with some
> guidelines for such feedback. We could say for example:
> We welcome your comments on the Linux Documentation Project (LDP).
> But remember that we are a volunteer organization with limited
> resources so we can't do everything. Your feedback will be sent to a
> mailing list that is only for discussion of the LDP issues so please
> don't ask technical questions about Linux. For more information about
> this mailing list and where to find answers see [link to "Mailing
We might as well link them to the LDP Mailing List Information page,
which is what we had previously (http://www.linuxdoc.org/mailinfo.html).
Recall that I added text such as you mention, plus provided a set
of links for "questions of a general Linux nature".
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