Earl Hood wrote:
BTW, Net users should be aware that posting to an open list is
making a public post.
That is true.
The consequences of posting to a list is similiar to post to
That is not true for all (most?) lists. It's only true for lists that
include email addresses in cleartext in the archives.
I have frequently posted to Topica lists, and to lists that I archive
myself by help of MHonArc (using address masking), and I do not have
any problem with spam to the addresses I'm using on those lists.
Btw, at Topica you can reply to the posters via a contact form. I like
that approach. ( But you already knew that. ;-) )