Listowners-L ArchivesArchiver > Listowners > 1998-07 > 0900339113
Subject: Re: OPEN/CLOSED LISTS
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 10:11:53 EDT
In a message dated 98-07-13 08:54:00 EDT, writes:
> I think the primary reason for an open list is to allow list members,
> subscribers, to post from whatever address they happen to be at when the
> occasion arises. I send messages and even forward items from other people
> when I'm online with AOL, though my subscription is via netcom.
I think that is the reason that Rootsweb, in its infinite wisdom, thought of
such a possibility, and gave the listowners the option of listing addresses on
an "accept" list to allow a non-subscription address to post to a closed list.
A member with multiple e-mail addresses would clearly fit that provision.
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