[Wine] Re: list spam related question

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Sep 20 18:35:56 CDT 2011

tparker wrote:
> In the thread "[Wine] New to Wine...and already in trouble..." there was 
> a spam post by kizi that says it was "Sent from the Wine  - Users 
> mailing list archive at Nabble.com".
> Can people really send things to our list/forum from other sites/forums? 
> It also seems odd that the reply directs a person to catch up on the 
> thread by linking to Nabble instead of the Wine forum. It is possible 
> that this is very normal and just something I haven't run into before. 
> If so can someone please educate me as to the benefits?

Yes, people can post from Nabble via the mailing list, and have done so in the past. It's very annoying; Nabble mangles threads, and posts end up getting attributed to the wrong people.  I don't see why the mailing list itself allows posts from Nabble.

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