[Mailman-Users] How to prevent posting?

Dave Sherohman esper at sherohman.org
Wed Jan 10 20:34:07 CET 2001

On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 12:46:45PM -0500, Mike Diehn wrote:
> * Sacred Heart Webpastor (webpastor at sacredheartatlanta.org) [01 10, 2001 10:55]:
> > We would like to set up both lists as announcement systems:  i.e. only
> > one or two administrators can post messages to it, subscribers flat-out
> > cannot post at all (the administrator does not even get an approval
> > request).  However, I have not found an option to configure the lists in
> > this way.

> Setting those appropriately will cause the list to hold all
> postings for admin approval

*sigh* Why is it that every time the question, "How do I configure the list
to reject all non-admin postings without making the admin manually reject
them?" comes up, someone has to respond with, "Easy - just tell the list to
hold non-admin posts for approval."?

"Hold for approval" is not the same as "reject unconditionally without admin

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