[Mailman-Developers] Site-wide confirmed opt in setting?

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Fri Dec 3 10:16:22 CET 2004

At 5:05 PM -0800 2004-12-02, Kevan Benson wrote:

>  Any plans to include a feature where the server administrator can force lists
>  to be confirmed opt-in?  I administer a server that allows free mailing lists
>  to customers of our ISP, and forcing opt-in behavior is useful as it allows
>  tangible benefits with spam lists.

	I'm not personally aware of any such plans, no.  But this is a 
very good idea.

	Could we ask you to add this via the Request For Enhancement 
tracker at <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=103&atid=350103>?

>  Also, is there a policy reason why the return address and address listed in
>  the template of the password reminders is the main list owner (first list
>  created) and not the list owner of the list that address is associated with?

	I'm not sure I understand the question.  Could you be more 
specific, or perhaps give us an example?

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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