[Mailman-Developers] Re: [Mailman-Users] So all you people that
wanted autoreject...(Itwas: Re: Reject non-member postings.)
Fri, 19 Jan 2001 14:02:33 -0800
> I didn't test it yet because two reasons (correct me if I am wrong):
> a) It puts the rejection mode for all the site and not on a
> list-by-list basis.
True, although of course it's only lists with "member_posting_only" set.
> b) It conflicts with another patch to mailman (Hold.py) that we
> have here that converts the 'posters' setting into a regular expression
> (this was done to allow a members-posters-only meta-list).
Ah. I looked for a functional interface to determine "list member", but
didn't find one; I guess the combination of patches would call for that.
The danger of customizing software; didn't know you weren't running standard
Mailman, of course.
> I think that the right way is:
> a) To create a setting for the lists called 'non_members_post_action' (or
> similar) with three possible values ('Hold for approval', 'Reject' and
> b) To incorporate this action in the present message path (maybe this
> should be the caller of Hold.py)
Well, sure, but obviously this is a lot more work. Ah well.
> I would like to work on this but I would appreciare any help because I am
> not an expert in python. And maybe it's time to change this discussion to
> the developers list (so I post to it also).