[Mailman-Users] A Vote Against Passwords

Micah Anderson micah at riseup.net
Sun Aug 6 23:44:44 CEST 2000

Personally I would like this option - being able to confirmation-mail
method, if desired. I have a list with 5000+ users on it... it is
surprising how many people don't read the message detailing how to
unsubscribe or even dont know how to use it at all, totally frustrating to
have to deal with hundreds of admin emails because people can't figure out
how to unsubscribe. 


 On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 07:21:00AM -0700, William R. Dickson
wrote: > On Tue, 1 Aug 2000 blurr at txraves.org wrote:
> > i second this.  i wish people had the ability to sub/unsub without
> > using a password.
> > > 
> > >     I vote to have the password facilities in Mailman toned down. I
> > >     would like them removed but at least to make this optional.
> That kind of opens subscriptions up to mischief, doesn't it?  Or do you
> propose going to an entirely confirmation-mail method of ensuring people
> aren't subscribed/unsubscribed without their consent?
> -Bill
> --
>  William R. Dickson -- Consuming the Earth's limited resources since 1968
>  wrd at awenet.com   http://www.awenet.com/~wrd/  (PGP public key available)
>      My guess might be excellent or it might be crummy, but Mrs. Spade
>      didn't raise any children dippy enough to make guesses in front
>      of a district attorney, and an assistant district attorney, and a
>      stenographer.
> 					   -Sam Spade
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