Darcy Whyte darcy at siteware.com
Sun Jun 2 16:00:14 EDT 2013

Doesn't this list have a configuration so that the bounce message can tell
people they have to subscribe to post? That's always a good system.

Darcy Whyte

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On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 3:54 PM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:

> To make things clearer :
> That email was about those who aren't subscribed yet (and thus don't
> receive this mail directly in their inbox). This includes people who only
> read the archives on the website, but this also includes people who might
> have been told about this mailing-list by subscribers, but don't know how
> it works.
> This means that if you have friends whom you have told about this
> mailing-list, but you didn't tell them how to register, you should tell
> them ASAP.
> Yes, I've already tried to contact quite a few of them, to verify whether
> they understood what was going on, but I'm seldom getting replies about
> them, so, obviously, I'm posting to lab at artengine.ca because I don't
> think that just writing to all individuals is something that works.
> It seems to me as if there were still one or more "recruiters" for
> Artengine's Lab that just tell people to write to lab at artengine.cawithout telling them about the subscription form, and I imagine that those
> recruiters are subscribed to this mailing-list.
> (For any questions or to report technical problems about email on
> artengine.ca, please contact me privately.)
> Le 2013-06-02 à 15:20:00, Mathieu Bouchard a écrit :
>  You should note that registrations to this mailing-list are to be done
>> through this form :
>> http://lists.artengine.ca/cgi-**bin/mailman/listinfo/lab/<http://lists.artengine.ca/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lab/>
>> You just enter your email address, your name, you press "Subscribe", and
>> you reply to the confirmation email that you receive a few minutes later.
>> This should be a normal condition for posting, and normally, people on
>> email-based forums understand this, but it seems that people trying to post
>> on lab at artengine.ca are most oblivious to that rule. On top of that,
>> I've written to several of the unregistered posters to tell them that they
>> should register, but in most cases I get no reaction (no reply, no
>> subscription).
>> Now I will approve several mails that were posted in the last ten (or
>> more) days by unregistered people, but I wish that those who want to post
>> would just register as soon as possible. Normal email forums work by
>> registration, and I don't think that there is any good reason for making
>> lab at artengine.ca an exception. Thank you.
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