[Mailman-Users] Request: Unsubscribe options
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Tue Jan 12 21:15:22 CET 1999
>>>>> "JB" == Jonathan Bradshaw <jonathan at nrgup.com> writes:
JB> Can unsubscribe options be allowed? I am wholehearted against
JB> making unsubscribing from a list any harder for a user than
JB> absolutely required and to make them know a password is a
JB> royal pain.
JB> I've changed my copy of the code to relax this but what I
JB> would like to see is an option to allow unsubscribes to be
JB> allowed UNLESS they try to unsubscribe an address they are not
JB> sending mail from (they require the password for that account)
JB> or send to the administrator for further action.
JB> Yes, I know this can be forged but honestly... when was the
JB> last time you heard of an attack where a user was UNsubscribed
JB> from hundreds of mailing lists????
We've talked about a more general solution where many of the things
that currently require a password for Web interaction, could
optionally use an email confirmation step. Do you think even this
would be too much of a burden for unsubscribing?
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