[Project_owners] Mailing List and News Group

Pete Collins pete at mozdev.org
Wed Nov 5 10:12:35 EST 2003

Jay Garcia wrote:
> It appears that ANYbody (general public) can read our mailing list
> archive. Is there a way to disable the archiving of our mailing list?

That's usually the way open source projects work. You can make the list 
private if you want in the mailman admin.

> And ..
> Some of our members are under the impression that ANYbody outside of
> MozDev (general public) can access and read our news group. I, however,
> am under the impression that only those with the user:pass can do so. Is
> this correct?

The uname and pass for the newsgroups are publicly posted. It is there 
as a deturrent to spammers.


Pete Collins

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