[Mailman-Users] automatic unsubscription

Dan Wilder dan at ssc.com
Fri Jan 12 07:46:18 CET 2001

On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 12:05:57PM +0530, Satya wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2001 at 22:04, Bob Puff @ NLE wrote:
> >Ok guys, here's my feeble attempt (that works!) to allow someone to
> >unsubscribe by simply sending an email to a certain address.
> [etc]
> >That's it!  The only disadvantage so far is that because the mailer runs
> >under the permissions from Mailman, the reply "you've been unsubscribed"
> >message goes to your mailman address.  If someone wants to elaborate on
> >this, I'd suggest using sendmail, and making the "from:" address be the same
> >as the original sender (what is extracted here).
> That's it! Perfect! Instead of your unsub script, I'll call a Perl script
> that'll extract the from address and do SMTP...

Or check out "formail".  

That sort of thing is what formail is for.

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