[wp-hackers] top-posting info

John Joseph Bachir jjb at ibiblio.org
Fri Jan 6 20:50:42 GMT 2006

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> _____/ On Fri 06 Jan 2006 11:19:04 GMT, [David House] wrote : \_____
>> On 06/01/06, Roy Schestowitz <r at schestowitz.com> wrote:
>>> I believe that a better solution would be to send a message 
>>> periodically to state some guidelines. This can be automated. It's 
>>> very common among newsgroups and in /large/ mailing lists it is often 
>>> necessary and is less distracting. It also adds little 'noise' to the 
>>> archives.
>> Mailman already sends a password reminder on the first of every month, 
>> could we tack it onto the end of that?
> People can opt out of monthly password reminders. It is a per-user 
> option, which can be altered by the subscriber. I can't find anywhere in 
> the panel where the message can be changed. It might be worth setting up 
> a monthly E-mail job which is directed at the list.

Overall I think a monthly reminder will just get ignored or discarded, and 
might even confuse users who aren't used to such emails on email lists. 
They will assume it is something administrative/technical and disgard it.


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