[Mailman-Users] Re: autorespond_requests in 2.1x

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Dec 31 14:41:41 CET 2002

>>>>> "MG" == Mark Geisinger <list-mailman at lanbytes.com> writes:

    MG> If someone comes by and subscribes to four lists, they receive
    MG> eight messages. What's the point?

To kill them with kindness? :)

In MM2.1, each list is still a separate entity.  Mailman doesn't know
that they just subscribed to four lists, so it can't limit the
responses.  This will be one of the major developments for MM3.

    MG> I just un-sub'ed a test address from one of my own
    MG> lists. Confirming the un-subscribe, I first received the
    MG> expected two line "Your address has been removed from the
    MG> mailing list." message. Cool. Then I get the autoresponse that
    MG> offers this,

That should be fixed in MM2.1 final.  You'll get just one response.


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