[Mailman-Users] subscribe box without password?

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Mon Sep 17 18:46:33 CEST 2001

On Mon, 17 Sep 2001 16:47:52 +0200 
Frank Goossens <fgoossens at reference.be> wrote:

> the text-file is processed by a (cronned) shellscript that uses
> the add_members and remove_members mailman-commands to perform the
> actual subscription.. i'm sure there are easier ways, but this
> proved to be very flexible and extensible, without us having to
> change mailman's code.

This exposes an interesting aspect of add_members:

  It can't add users to the pending request queue so that they then
  must confirm to have actually subscribed.

Not a horrible thing, but could be improved.

J C Lawrence
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