[Mailman-Developers] Re: [Mailman-Users] "Invite" vs. autoresponders

Fil fil at rezo.net
Fri Jan 3 11:49:51 EST 2003

>     SB> I've recently discovered that vacation autoresponders will
>     SB> subscribe recipients to Mailman lists when they get "invited".
> Dang.  This is because the From address contains the confirmation
> cookie encoded in the address.  This might kill this idea for
> ease-of-use confirmations.

I would imagine that, if the autoresponder is set to answer emails coming
with a 'Precedence: list' header, the bug is with them, not with Mailman.
You don't want to kill a good functionality just because most autoresponders
are very poorly written - avoiding loops is enough ;)

-- Fil

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