[Mailman-Users] Re: Web-based posting?
jonc at nc.rr.com
Sun Dec 1 16:53:46 CET 2002
Check out this FAQ:
It has a script to dump out the users email addresses and passwords to a
file that is usable via apache for authentication. It does exactly what
But don't let that stop you from writing a Python program for managing
the passwords stored in the database. I'm toying with that right now
myself (as are some others based on very recent posting!)
Good Luck - Jon Carnes
On Sat, 2002-11-30 at 21:49, Phillip L. Harbison wrote:
> Elaine Miller wrote:
> > Nicolas Steenhout wrote:
> > > I want for the list to be restricted to registered users [...]
> > > Most importantly, I would like users to be able to POST to the
> > > list from the web.
> > Hmm. Seems like one ought to be able to set up a simple formmail
> > on an html page, since Formmail sends to the set address as coming
> > "from" the email address the user enters.
> I assume Nicolas wants a solution that only allows registered users
> to post to the list using the web. I have a similar need.
> > Might be harder to stop spammers with this one...
> Exactly. I have a simple form and a CGI written in Perl that allows
> anyone to send mail as long as they know a password. Unfortunately,
> the only way for the entire list to use this is to broadcast the
> password to the list (which is NOT a Good Thing(tm)). What I would
> like is a CGI that would look up the password in Mailman's user DB.
> Has anyone done this? If not, I will put on my programming hat and
> learn python.
> Phil Harbison
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