anonymous postings

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Nov 4 12:42:22 UTC 2021

Tim here.  You're not the only one frustrated by the anonymous
postings.  However I recall it was the only blunt tool available to
address the spamming that the list was receiving several years ago.
I wish there was a more middle-ground solution that would preserve
the *names* in the From field, but possibly redacting the address


On November  3, 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Speaking only for myself, I find it very difficult to follow
> discussions on this list when the posters do not identify
> themselves in any manner.  To be clear, I don't really care if the
> name used is an alias (call yourself xyz123 if you like): I just
> want to know whether a message is coming from the same party that
> sent an earlier one.
> - Rich Morin
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