[Mailman-Users] What is with all this password stuff?

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Fri Nov 17 05:39:43 CET 2000

At 9:55 PM -0500 11/16/00, Owen Taylor wrote:

>  - Users should have one password per site, not per list

very high on my list of future features -- but requires rebuilding 
the entire backend of mailman from scratch to do right.

>  - Attempting to unsubscribe without a password should
>    result in a confirmation message, as is sent out
>    when subscribing.
>However these are both significant amounts of work to implement, and
>from what I understand are definitely not pre-2.0 features.

that might not be too hard to do, actually -- but not for 2.0.

And there's also (c) allow the admin to make unsub passwords 
optional. Whcih is also not a 2.0 feature at this point.

Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui at plaidworks.com)
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