>> Careful, you didn't create a new thread.
>
> > Oops. So sorry, I didn't mean to rehash (apparently) an old topic. I
> > just only realised it by pointing my newsreader to c.l.r.
>
> Not at all, it deserves rehashing.  Mailing lists are supposed to be
> more sanitised than newsgroups, IMO.  This issue is probably just
> lingering in the too-hard basket.


The other ML issue (perhaps) is that posting is not restricted to subscribers, hence the sporadic spam that turns up.   Much of it
is caught by filters befire reaching subscribers, though.


James