[Mailman-Users] member_posting_only=yes problem

Bob Puff@NLE bob at nleaudio.com
Mon Nov 6 03:56:06 CET 2000

Couldn't you subscribe his From: address to the list, and set it for 'inactive' (or whatever the "no receive mail for now" setting is?


Mike Noyes wrote:
> 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.
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> Mike Noyes
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