[Mailman-Developers] The Approved: header in MM3

Thomas Hochstein ml at ancalagon.inka.de
Wed Oct 3 11:21:21 CEST 2007

Barry Warsaw schrieb:

> 4. Add a new shared password just for this purpose.  [...]

I'd prefer that.

> 1. We can drop the concept altogether.  This means there'd be no way  
> to post a message as coming from an approved source, with a bypass of  
> the posting filters.

That would be bad, I think. It's not uncommon to send mails from "on
the road"; in that case you want to "send and forget" the mail without
having to visit a website to approve it afterwards. And you may want
to send pre-approved mails that are automatically generated.

> Maybe because few people have MUAs that support  
> adding custom headers, this feature just isn't used much in the real  
> world these days.

But you can add a Approved-line in the body, too.


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