[Mailman-Users] mass delete tools

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at West.Sun.COM
Thu Jun 29 01:07:04 CEST 2000


> I think that there is a real need for tools that allow
> ordinary mundane users, say marketing flacks, to add
> one or one thousand users to a list they administer, and
> then also be able to delete all of them.
> 
> More or less, there are people who use mailing lists who are
> short on clue, and that's part of the point of using a web
> interface to begin with. The developpers can really make a
> move on a great feature if they incorporate these sort of
> strong list administration tools in the web interface itself.
> 
> After all, typing something like
> 
> ./find_member | awk '{print $1}' | remove_member -f -
> 
> is a skill that people only chance upon after a good solid
> year in system administrator cubicleland.

I posted a patch that should enable this, although I still
believe that "marketing flacks" are not mailing list administrator.





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