[Wine] Re: list spam related question
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Sep 20 18:35:56 CDT 2011
> 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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