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From "Craig L Russell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (INFRA-2508) Suggested less misleading instructions for mailing list moderators
Date Sun, 21 Feb 2010 21:03:28 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-2508?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Craig L Russell resolved INFRA-2508.

    Resolution: Fixed

clr% svn commit -m "Improve guidance for moderators (patch supplied by Sidney Markowitz JIRA
Sending        docs/dev/committers.html
Sending        xdocs/dev/committers.xml
Transmitting file data ..
Committed revision 912401.

> Suggested less misleading  instructions for mailing list moderators
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: INFRA-2508
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-2508
>             Project: Infrastructure
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: Website
>            Reporter: Sidney Markowitz
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: committersxml.patch
> The instructions for mailing list moderators at http://www.apache.org/dev/committers.html#mail-moderate
says that either ignoring a moderation message for five days or actively rejecting it will
bounce the message. It should indicate that ignoring it drops the message without bouncing
after five days, which is the preferred behavior for spam as the sender address is probably
forged, and that you should actively reject the message if you do want to bounce a notice
back to the sender. I will attach a patch for xdocs/dev/committers.xml with the suggested

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