[Mailman-Developers] no passord on subscription page ... and others

Fil fil@bok.net
Tue, 30 Nov 1999 09:38:39 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 29 Nov 1999, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> >>>>> "F" == Fil  <fil@bok.net> writes:
>     F> it seems to me that to request a password from the subscribing
>     F> page is confusing, overkill, and useless... when you can
>     F> generate the password on the fly for the user. So the patch
>     F> would be in Mailman/Cgi/subscribe.py
> I'd rather make the password field optional, and generate a password
> for them if it's missing.  In this case, you'd have to force a welcome
> message so that the user will receive the password.

Yes this would be great

>     F> Secondly: is it possible that the mail-command analyzer catches
>     F> messages sent to the list-on@server and list-off@server
>     F> addresses and processes them as subscribe/unsubscribe commands
>     F> ?  This would emulate the LetterRip behaviour
>     F> (www.fogcity.com), which is quite nice in this respect.
> This probably wouldn't be hard to add, although I like list-add@
> and list-remove@ or some such.

Fine with me ;)