J C Lawrence wrote:
-- I don't use TMDA on my personal, just on my lists and role
addresses (-owner, -admin, postmaster, webmaster, etc). FWLIW this is
not due to any concern over offense, but rather more simply because my
SPAM/virus filters are already effective enough to keep my junk rate
in my personal mailboxes to single digit message counts per day -- not
enough problem to warrant messing with.
But my role addresses are the ones most likely to be written to by naive
And since many lists I get have the reply-to-sender deal where people
end up replying to all, they would get confirmation requests that would
just be a hassle.
-- None have complained about either the confirmation process, or the
fact that they had to confirm.
We get people complaining about having to confirm subscribes and
unsubscribes, let alone posts -- not just that it's too obscure, but
that it's a hassle and they don't really care what effect it has on our
Frankly, when I've gotten a TMDA confirmation request, I've more often
gone to the telephone than bothered.
-- I use a modified version of the default TMDA confirmation request: