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Operational consequences of push vs. pull

- Per-user info on server - malicious [un]subscription - privacy; nntp good

- Dead subscribers - waste of traffic - automatic unsubscription?  nntp good

- Keep server off of blacklists; nntp good

- Spread load over time - conflict with notification? only sort of; nntp good

- Stupid autoresponders; nntp good

- Per-forum subscription effort; nntp good