[Mailman-Users] 'auto' mode for new subscribers?

Scott Russell scottrus at raleigh.ibm.com
Mon Feb 21 20:31:04 CET 2000

JC -

That's not a bad idea as a 'work around'. I suppose I could set this up so that procmail
catches the approvals that come to me via mail and does it.

This assumes a bit and may take a perl script to do it but sounds doable.

-- Scott

On Mon, Feb 21, 2000 at 10:14:10AM -0800, J C Lawrence wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2000 00:07:15 -0500 
> Scott Russell <scottrus at raleigh.ibm.com> wrote:
> > Mailmen - I installed 1.2 from CVS today and noticed there does
> > not appear to be no 'auto' option (as majordomo has) for the var
> > 'subscribe_policy'.  
> Correct.  I suggest going the "require approval" route and then
> silently process the approvals without the members knowledge.
> > The mailing lists I run will be internal to my company so
> > confirmation of subscriptions is not a large concern. (In fact
> > it's been noted on the current majordomo lists that many people
> > are *confused* about the confirmation reply!)
> Not surprised.  Mailing lists are a long way from host based forums.
> (I was in Advantis/IBM Tampa)
> > A second but related question. Is there a command to email
> > list-request at here.com that will subscribe a user and not require
> > that user to confirm the new subscription?
> Not currently.  The only auto-subscribe method there is at the
> moment is for the list owner via the web.
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