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[leafnode-list] Re: how to moderate group

Troy Piggins <troy@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Having never posted to a moderated group, I am unsure how this
> works in practice.
> If someone wants to post to a moderated group, their post
> actually gets mailed to a moderator.  Then the moderated replies
> to the person and says "include Approved:
> moderator@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx in the headers of your post and repost
> it"?
> Or does the moderator do the reposting with the appropriate
> header?

The latter, moderator is reposting.

> Couldn't posters just forge the Approved: header having read the
> moderator's email address on other posts?

Yes, they could, but the moderator would be entitled to cancel the
forged article, and depending on legislation, also invoke legal action
upon the imposter.

Matthias Andree
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