[Mailman-Users] Suggestion - cancelable postings

Barry A. Warsaw barry at digicool.com
Fri Jun 15 19:13:02 CEST 2001

>>>>> "NM" == Nigel Metheringham <Nigel.Metheringham at VData.co.uk> writes:

    NM> One way of helping this situation out, although it then
    NM> generates a race condition (between the original poster and
    NM> the moderator), is that the notification to the original
    NM> sender could contain a URL and/or a email means to allow the
    NM> original post to be cancelled from the moderation queue.

Excellent idea.  It should be fairly easy to add with the new MM2.1
confirmation architecture.

The mailback should clearly state the existance of that race
condition.  If the user loses, oh well.

OTOH, if most list moderators are like me, they won't often win that
race. :)


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