[Mailman-Users] (no subject)

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at west.sun.com
Thu Oct 26 22:29:08 CEST 2000


Many Mailman users would be very happy to see your changes.  Please consider
wrapping them up cleanly and submitting them as a Sourceforge patch.

Boris Boruchovich wrote:
> Hi,
> I have setup Mailman for internal use, as well as, for our OpenAir.com
> service.  Mailman is great.  I had to make couple of changes in order for it
> to work the way I needed.  Here is what I did:
> 1. I changed unsubscribe not to require a password if the body only
> contained the keyword "unsubscribe".  Then only the sender is unsubscribed.
> This way it is easier for list members to unsubscribe.  All our members are
> subscribed by our service and have no access to their passwords.
> 2. I changed subscribe to accept an Admin password when subscribing someone
> other than self.  I have made the list open so that it does not require
> either Admin approval nor member confirmation.  But, I did not want anyone
> subscribing someone else without any authority.
> Questions:
> 1. Does anyone see any major issues with what I did?  Could I have done this
> another way?
> 2. How do I set the "not me too" option to be set by default for each new
> member?
> Thanks,
> Boris
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