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From: james.burnes at (Burnes, James)
Subject: Feeding Stray Cats

How about some sort of soft moderation that forwards all posts, but sets the
reply-to on off-topic posts to something other than the list itself?  That
way it doesn't really function as censorship, but does act to squelch the
thoughtless and accidental flame wars and run-on threads that decrease the

It also makes the replier think about what they are replying to and whether
it's on-topic.

Or you could also subscribe to Secunia.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan A. Zdziarski []
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 8:50 AM
> To: Stephen Clowater
> Cc: Kryptos;
> Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Feeding Stray Cats
> I suggest we keep this list open as a discussion group and create a
> full-disclosure-announce list or something similar that is moderated and
> designed only for the purpose of releasing vulnerability information,
> exploit code, etc.  Or perhaps full-disclosure-discussion and
> full-disclosure-security lists...either way you get my point.
> Then the people who want to put up with the spam can put up with
> it...and the people who just want the meat can get it, most importantly
> leaving an unmoderated list for those concerned about becoming a
> bugtraq.
> On Thu, 2003-11-13 at 09:02, Stephen Clowater wrote:
> > There really is only one way to solve this, and that is to moderate the
> > list. At least temporarly, until the noise dies down. At which time the
> > list can be unmoderated agian.
> _______________________________________________
> Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
> Charter:

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