"RG" == Rick Gagne writes in IRTRAD-L:
RG> What the heck is this stuff I'm getting from you?
RG> Bizarre numbers and e-mail addresses.
RG> I did try to subscribe to the Irish music list recently, perhaps
RG> unsuccessfully, and that may be the root of the problem.
Sounds like someone has temporarily "un-moderated" the list/group. This
happened once before and a fairly interesting (IMHO) debate started.
Then the people who created the list enforced the moderation and it
changed to a monthly digest. Maybe they had second thoughts?
The original request sounded like something that should have been sent
to [log in to unmask] (or .bitnet) instead of the list itself.