[Mailman-Users] Sequence numbers
J C Lawrence
claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Wed Jan 13 01:24:10 CET 1999
On Tue, 12 Jan 1999 18:55:47 -0500 (EST)
Barry A Warsaw<bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us> wrote:
> Mostly time constraints. We have plans to do things like, if a
> message was sent to several lists, make sure no recipient on the
> union of those lists gets the message more than once.
If you do this, please make it optional as it really screws mail
filters/systems that rely on per-list receipts (like I do).
A feature I'm looking for in MailMan (and am willing to hack in as
soon as I get time) is what I call "controlled lists". Simply:
-- by default subscribers can't post.
-- depending on list configuration their posts are either held for
moderator approval or are silently bit-bucketted.
-- the list owner can tag specific subscribers such that their
posts are automatically approved (ie grant posting authority to
Another minor extension on a different axis makes lists invitation
only (any existent member in good standing may invite/sponsor other
members to the list). There are two forms of this: sponsored with
list owner oversight and sponsored with no oversight.
J C Lawrence Internet: claw at kanga.nu
(Contractor) Internet: coder at kanga.nu
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