[Mailman-Users] Changing Unsubscribe to NoMail
msapiro at value.net
Mon Jan 22 19:03:51 CET 2007
Gerald Drouillard wrote:
>I have a list in which I would like the unsubscribe to set the nomail
>flag on instead of removing them from the list. The reason being that
>the list administrators tend to upload new email addresses periodically
>and we would not like to add someone that has already unsubscribed.
>Is there a magic switch that will turn unsubscribe behavior into nomail
No. There is no such switch, and implementing one would be tricky.
Here are some random thoughts.
You could set unsubscribe_policy to Yes, so unsubscribe requires
approval, and then manually do what you want. You might be able to
automate this or 'semi-automate' it.
When you set nomail for the user, you probably also want to set
password reminders off.
This could cause confusion for a user who changes her/his mind and
tries to subscribe and the subscribe fails because (s)he is already a
>The mailman command line does not support the nomail option?
See the set_nomail.py withlist script at
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