[Mailman-Users] Restrict posting?

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at west.sun.com
Fri Jul 14 21:46:45 CEST 2000

Gary Wilson wrote:
> I am using Mailman version 2.0beta4. I have a list that has restricted
> membership (approval only), but I want anyone to be able to post to the
> list. However, on the setting:
> Restrict posting privilege to list members? (member_posting_only)
> I choose No. What happens then is that all messages are held for approval.
> (If I say yes, then list members can post, but non-list members messages are
> held for approval).

This, obviously, seems backwards, and my list is running beta4, and it's set to
'no', and list members and non list members can both post.

Are you certain?

> What I want is to not have to approve any messages sent to this list.

Unfortunately there are very few paths with "automagic reject"; all the
filters end up squirreling the message away for you to consciously

The good news is you don't have to reject them right away.

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