[Mailman-Users] Retrieving moderator password

Thomas Gramstad thomas at ifi.uio.no
Thu Sep 21 18:50:34 CEST 2000

> At 4:31 PM +0200 9/21/00, Thomas Gramstad wrote:
> >  >> my lists!?  Is this really true??  I find it hard to believe that
> >>>  someone would actually design it that way purposely... huge bug...
> >
> >>  oh, no, no. See, if you have 25 lists, you should have, at least on
> >>  mailman 1.x, 25 passwords.
> Each list subscription is independent.

But I'm talking about moderator passwords, not subscription passwords.
(Though I agree that my point would also apply to subscription
passwords.  But that wasn't the topic of this thread.)

> It's something that works for some sites, doesn't for
> others. Switching to a one account per server setup would
> simplify this, and it's on the TODO list somewhere (or at least,
> it's one mine). It also requires seriously re-architecting the
> back end of this.
>> But that's insane.  If this were the case, any normal person would
>> set them to the same.
> and the smart ones would ignore them, and only get the password they 
> need at the time they need it... (grin)
>> I don't think that's the case:
> iwth 2.x, it is. Each subscription to each list is independent of each other.

I'm still talking about admin (moderator) passwords.

> I'm actually designing a database schema for a subscription system 
> for another project; once it's done, the relevant parts can be 
> released for use by Mailman.

Sounds good.
                      - Thomas
Thomas Gramstad
thomas at ifi.uio.no

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