[Mailman-Users] Allowing users to join without specifying pas swords

Satya satyap at satya.virtualave.net
Thu Jun 14 21:44:01 CEST 2001

On Jun 14, 2001 at 13:46, Joel Votaw wrote:

>Hmmm, the README says that script only currently works with unsubscribe
>requests, but does not handle subscribe requests.  Is there any way to
>subscribe without supplying a password?

Hmm. It has always been possible to subscribe without a password.

If you look at subscribe.pl, it takes a blank (or otherwise) message
to list-subscribe and constructs a proper list-request message. (At
least according to the comment at the top of the file.)

>It looks like Mailman is designed from the ground up with the assumption
>that passwords will be used.  Is that correct?

Looks that way. Barry?

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Satya [mailto:satyap at satya.virtualave.net]
>>I need to allow people to join and use the lists without specifying a
>>password at all.  I've dug through the docs including with the

>Actually, this is a FAQ. Try

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