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From sebb <>
Subject Re: private list subscriptions
Date Mon, 22 May 2017 16:43:02 GMT
On 22 May 2017 at 12:58, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
> I don't think it matters... People use their @a.o emails for
> various reasons, as well as NOT use them for various reasons.
> I don't think we should 2nd guess or, even worse, intrude on
> people's ind. email practices, IMO.
>> On May 20, 2017, at 7:05 PM, Henri Yandell <> wrote:
>> Dumb question time.
>> Should we encourage that addresses are used when subscribing to
>> a private PMC list; and if not all PMC members have subscribed on a
>> podling, can one subscribe their addresses for them?
>> Or should we mandate that @apache are used?
>> Does anything automatic happen that ensures that only committers'
>> addresses, or one of their preferred alternative addresses, are being used?
>> I'm suspecting not.

Whimsy auto-subscribe only allows committers to use their ASF address
or the ones listed in thei LDAP record.

For manual moderation, I assume that moderators will check that the
address belongs to valid account somehow.

There may be other ways for moderators to ascertain that an address
which is not in LDAP is nevertheless valid.

>> Thanks,
>> Hen
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