[Mailman-Users] Sequence numbers
jwm at plain.co.nz
Mon Jan 11 05:17:51 CET 1999
Barry A. Warsaw writes:
> >>>>> "JM" == John M <jwm at plain.co.nz> writes:
> JM> I've just installed mailman 1.0.b6. No problems there. I
> JM> started off by making a test list and I'm in the process of
> JM> poking about the admin interface when I notice that a lot of
> JM> options want you to refer to various details - the links just
> JM> take you back to the admin page via the password page. Are the
> JM> details part of the documentation on the TODO list, or is
> JM> something genuinely wrong?
> Do you have cookies disabled? I see this behavior only when I disable
> cookies. This forces the admin interface to re-authenticate for every
> query. Yup, that sucks, and yup I think we can do better.
Yep. I'm using the junkbuster proxy. I'll give them a go with the
detailed help exists.
> We probably don't need to authenticate if we're just getting details,
> so we can probably ignore the missing cookie data. I'll look into a
> fix for this (too tired right now).
Given that I got two messages from this list, I take it that mailman
doesn't check headers and it's list to ensure that we only get sent
one message rather than two. It shouldn't be too hard to implement
this; are there any good reasons not to?
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