[Mailman-Users] Wish: Change address.
scottrus at raleigh.ibm.com
Wed Feb 7 16:29:30 CET 2001
The change address form should simply call the existing subscribe and
unsubscribe routines. That way any rules setup for subscribe and unsubscribe
The only other wrinkle should be that the options on the old email address
get carried over to the new address.
On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 03:29:45PM +0000, Nigel Metheringham wrote:
> dmelton at banzuke.com said:
> > IMHO, the "change email address and retain settings" action is only
> > one of a number of things someone might want to do.
> As has been stated, it would be relatively easy to hack on a "change
> email address to" box to the per-user mailman options set.
> However when the victim has put their new address in, what happens then?
> - Does mail just get blindly sent to the new address which
> they hopefully typed in right
> - Are they effectively unsubscribed until they have received and
> a confirmation message?
> - Howabout if its a moderator approved subscription process?
> In all of these cases the user can lose mail unexpectedly... where as
> an explicit unsub/sub (in whatever order you wish - I sub, check its OK
> then unsub old) has very specific known behaviour.
> [ Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham at InTechnology.co.uk ]
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