[Mailman-Developers] Enabling topics with only one topic:can'texclude topic?

Barry Warsaw barry at list.org
Tue Aug 26 10:25:06 CEST 2008

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On Aug 24, 2008, at 12:02 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> I'm thinking of handling it differently. Namely, just changing "Do  
>> you
>> want to receive messages that do not match any topic filter?" so that
>> it works even if you are not subscribed to any topic and sends you
>> everything that doesn't match, but not anything that does match. It
>> seems that that would handle the "everything but the one defined
>> topic" case as well as the more general "I don't want any of the
>> defined topics, but I want everything else" case.
> Note there would either have to be a special case where no subscribed
> topics and "Do you want to receive messages that do not match any
> topic filter? = No" means receive all messages, or change it to a
> 3-way option - "only subscribed topics", "subscribed topics + no
> topic" or "all messages" - and migrate the setting appropriately.

This one makes the most sense to me.  I think it will be easiest to  
explain to users as well.

- -Barry

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