[Mailman-Users] member_posting_only=yes problem

Mike Noyes mhnoyes at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Nov 4 22:01:59 CET 2000

At 10:32 AM 11/4/00 -0800, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
>At 9:35 AM -0800 11/4/00, Mike Noyes wrote:
>>I'm the admin for a devel list on SourceForge. I have a member of my list 
>>that has different From and Reply-To addresses. He is subscribed with his 
>>Reply-To address. When I set member_posting_only=yes all of his messages 
>>are held for approval. Is there any way around this problem?
>well, at one level, I think what he's doing is wrong, but we won't get 
>into that philosopical range war. But the basic issue is that he *isn't* a 
>member of the list, since the From address isn't subscribed.
>Two solutions.
>1) he subscribes both addresses to the list, and sets "nomail" flag to the 
>one in his from address. he can do that without admin intervention, so 
>that's what I usually recommend.

I'll suggest this solution to him. Thanks for the idea.

>2) set his address as not needing admin overview -- that's an option on 
>the privacy page of the admin page. that way, you're saying "this guy is 
>okay" and it won't be held. which works as long as he really is okay, but 
>that's an admin issue.. (grin)

He is trustworthy, but I don't want to set a bad precedent.

Mike Noyes
mhnoyes at users.sourceforge.net

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