[Mailman-Users] A Vote Against Passwords

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Aug 2 19:20:14 CEST 2000

On Tue, 01 Aug 2000 13:39:35 -0700 
Dan Mick <Dan.Mick at west.sun.com> wrote:

> If you're going to require passwords (as Mailman does), it seems
> critical to me that the reminder remain "on", as "I lost my
> password because I can't follow welcome message instructions" is
> *the* number 1 complaint of my list users.

I find it telling, especially since I'm using the default Mailman
footer that lists the URL to the list page, that every month I get a 
rash of unsubscribes right after the password reminders go out.

I like that -- it means my subscriber list is helped to keep clean
of uninterested people.

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