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From Brian Fox <>
Subject Re: Blocking folks without real email addresses
Date Fri, 25 Sep 2009 19:56:12 GMT
+1. I also think we should require the listed contact to be
subscribed. Too many of those contacts don't respond when there are
issues. Unsubscribe and you get removed from rsync.

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 7:02 AM, Jason van Zyl <> wrote:
> Maintainers,
> Due to the higher numbers of scrapers that are appearing I think it would be
> best that we actually know who is subscribing to this list. People who host
> mirrors, or are on the list of organizations who are submitting via rsync I
> think is perfectly valid but otherwise I don't think it's necessary for the
> general public to have access. I think we need to get a little more rigorous
> about who's on this list as I don't think it's unlikely people subscribe
> here to try and gain information which makes it easier to scrape and scan
> the repository.
> I would be more comfortable with a contact from each mirror, from each
> person in the CSV we maintain for rsyncers, and the Maven PMC.
> Thanks,
> Jason
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> Jason van Zyl
> Founder,  Apache Maven
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