[Mailman-Users] Allowing users to join without specifying passwords

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Fri Jun 15 20:46:44 CEST 2001

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 13:21:58 -0500 
Mark Roedel <MarkRoedel at letu.edu> wrote:

> Presumably, we'd also under most circumstances generate a farewell
> message when someone was removed from a list.  That'd serve the
> dual purpose of confirming a successful unsubscribe for someone
> who was doing it legitimately and also notifying them if it was
> actually happening behind their back.  (Does this already happen?
> I see that there's a "text sent to people leaving the list"
> option, but it's not immediately apparent to me how and where that
> text would be presented...)

Agreed.  Additionally the farewell message should be phrased such
that a simple reply to the message will reinstate the
account/subsription exactly as before (password, digest, etc).

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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