Fwd: eMail command processing? (was: [Mailman-Users] Error in
*eMail* rejecting a moderation request?)
Mon, 9 Sep 2002 19:07:16 +0200
Dear Mailman developers,
I've posted my question already to the users list, but did not get any
feedback, so perhaps this is a bug?
Thanks for your help!
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> I'm running Mailman 2.1b3, and it works fine after a few install
> headaches ;) My MTA is Exim v3.36, and I've set it up according to
> Now, a list moderator got an approval request for a message held in
> the mod queue, which had inside these instructions as well. The
> subject was "confirm ..." with some sort of code in it. He wanted to
> try it, but got only an error back:
>> The results of your email command are provided below. Attached is your
>> original message.
>> - Results:
>> Invalid confirmation string. Note that confirmation strings expire
>> approximately 3 days after the initial subscription request. If your
>> confirmation has expired, please try to re-submit your original request or
>> - Unprocessed:
>> > If you reply to this message, keeping the Subject: header intact,
>> > Mailman will discard the held message. Do this if the message is
>> > spam. If you reply to this message and include an Approved: header
>> > with the list password in it, the message will be approved for posting
>> > to the list. The Approved: header can also appear in the first line
>> > of the body of the reply.
>> - Done.
> Is this some kind of bug or error in my setup? As he rightly points
> out, if Mailman provides him with an eMail based moderation, he'd
> really want to use it.
> Thanks for any input!
> Johannes mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
> As list administrator, your authorization is requested for the
> following mailing list posting:
> List: Cafe@xyz
> From: email@example.com
> Subject: Hi
> Reason: Posts by member are currently quarantined for moderation
> At your convenience, visit:
> to approve or deny the request.
> If you reply to this message, keeping the Subject: header intact,
> Mailman will discard the held message. Do this if the message is
> spam. If you reply to this message and include an Approved: header
> with the list password in it, the message will be approved for posting
> to the list. The Approved: header can also appear in the first line
> of the body of the reply.
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