Mauricio Fern?ndez wrote:

>On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 12:23:10AM +0900, Count Zero wrote:
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>>why the hell are there always ads being sent to the ML? its the first
>>time ive seen that happen in a mailing list
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>That's because the newsgroup traffic is being copied to the mailing list.
>Would it be sensible to make the gateway non-symmetrical, like
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>      ruby-talk =========>   comp.lang.ruby
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>That way, only those subscribed to ruby-clr do receive the messages
>posted only to c.l.r.
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>Another possibility would be making the gateway more intelligent,
>requiring people wishing to use comp.lang.ruby to register themselves
>before their postings are copied to ruby-talk.
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>.02$
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And, another posibility is moderate the newsgroup and the mailing list, 
it must not be a lot of work, this is not a heavy  traffic list.

Enric