My guess would be that this person posted to the newsgroup,
and the gateway copied it to the list. But I am not sure.

Hal Fulton

----- Original Message -----
From: Aleksi Niemel<aleksi.niemela / cinnober.com>
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp>
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 3:18 AM
Subject: [ruby-talk:03718] Re: Your pallet service


> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Marie_Cook / fastermail.com [mailto:Marie_Cook / fastermail.com]
> > Sent: den 30 juni 2000 10:29
> > To: ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp
> > Subject: [ruby-talk:03715] re: Your pallet service
>
> I think Marie Cook has misunderstood the role of this list. I think we've
> got few unrelated mails already and I fear we'll get plenty in the future.
>
> So if this mail was posted directly to the list maybe we could have
> prevented it with a simple filter. If a mail doesn't come from a
subscriber
> and doesn't contain some list of keywords ('ruby' at least :) it could be
> forwarded to Matz or someone and he could check it and post to the list.
>
> These are just a minor inconvinience now but will get bigger all the time
> when:
> - the number of the inappropriate mails will grow
> - the number of recipients will grow
> - the searchers of the historical information do what they want (list
> archive)
>
> - Aleksi
>