[Mailman-Developers] Questions about moderations

Luca Maranzano liuk@publinet.it
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 23:43:24 +0200


I'm testing the new moderation options and I have some questions :)

1. For the lists which have the moderation flag on previuos the MM
upgrade do I have to set the moderation bit to On manually? In the 
member list the mod flag for each member is off.

2. I've tryed to use the confirmation via email for the approvation
of a message but something is not very clear to me.
In the confirm message I receive this (the 3rd part of the MIME

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.

Well, if I reply to the message with the correct subject and adding
this line at the top of the body:

Approved: LISTPW

Then the message is delivered successfully to the list, but I get also
the following:

This is an automated response.

There were problems with the email commands you sent to Mailman via
the administrative address listname-request@my.site.

To obtain instructions on valid Mailman email commands, send email to
listname-request@my.site with the word "help" in the subject
line or in the body of the message.

If you want to reach the human being that manages this mailing list,
please send your message to listname-admin@my.site.

The following is a detailed description of the problems.

***** confirm 074d33e2275888969f48e2faee2252fe08dd032c
Command? Approved: LISTPW


BTW, I use mutt as my MUA, but this should be ininfluent.

Thank you.