[Mailman-Users] Unsubscribe without passwords [was So all you people that wanted autoreject...]
soros_gergely at nextra.hu
Sat Jan 20 06:21:11 CET 2001
From: "Satya" <satyap at satya.virtualave.net>
Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 10:21 AM
> >Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] So all you people that wanted autoreject...
> >...give me some feedback on my solution.
> And all you people who wanted unsubscribe without passwords ... :-)
I've set up your Perl solution without problems on a test site and it worked
okay. On the live site I'm still using the shell script by Bob Puff at NLE
<bob at nleaudio.com> as our current problem is not the lack of the
confirmation system but the following: many people are sending their
messages to listname-unsubscribe at domain from a different address than
what they are subscribed as. Of course they don't auto-receive any feedback
when the action has failed, only the mail user receives Mailman's standard
"problems with the email commands" message. As a temp solution I'm
manually sending instructions to re-send the message from the proper
address (which is confusing for them as well, they have to check the headers
of the list post mail...). Anyway, the dream-unsubscribe-script would first
check the list db, if the addrss is there, send the confirm message otherwise
send one with the instructions. I know this could get difficult and probably
involve too much work, pls tell me your thoughts.
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