[Mailman-Users] how to allow posting withou approval?

Dave Sherohman esper at sherohman.org
Thu Jan 11 16:54:22 CET 2001

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 09:43:02AM +0100, Marian Heddesheimer wrote:
>     Reason:  Message has implicit destination
> I suspect, there must be a problem with the list address, because of mentioning the
> "implicit destination" as reason. I have sent the posting to "mylist at mydomain.com"
> (mydomain.com is just an example).

You suspect correctly.  This error indicates that Mailman doesn't see any
address it recognizes as referring to the list in either the To: or Cc:
header.  There are three ways to fix this (listed in order from most to least
desirable, based on the criterion of not making it easier to spam the list):

1)  Edcuate your users to send messages to the real list address.

2)  On the "Privacy Options" page, add the address people are currently using
under "Alias names (regexps) which qualify as explicit to or cc destination
names for this list."

3)  On the "Privacy Options" page, turn off "Must posts have list named in
destination (to, cc) field (or be among the acceptable alias names, specified

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