[Mailman-Users] Read-only announcement list

Chuck Dale bug at aphid.net
Fri Jun 2 17:30:33 CEST 2000

Wrote Sheryl Weidner on Tue, May 30, 2000 at 11:49:55AM -0700:
> | [...]
> |
> | > >> But the list's web page still tells people how to post. It
> | > >> displays:
> | >
> | > You may need to hand edit that page.
> |
> | (As far as I'm aware) You can't do this in MailMan 1.1. Because there
> | only one template for the welcome message. Which means if you edit it
> | then all the lists have that change.
> Hmm.  I am not running 1.1, I'm running 2.02b, but I am able to modify
> each individual page (it lives in the /home/mailman/lists/listname/
> directory as "listinfo.html") for each list.  So I modified the
> templates in the templates directory to use my stylesheets, backgrounds,
> colors, etc. but do the rest of the cleanup for my announce-only lists
> by hand.
> I wouldn't call it intuitive; you have to be careful which Mailman
> widgets you step on in the page, but you can always refer back to the
> templates directory if you don't like what you produce.

But you can't customise the welcome email sent out when people subscribe


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