[Mailman-Users] Re: One Button Direct Subscription

David Padilla dmpadilla at mindspring.com
Tue Oct 1 21:18:45 CEST 2002

I should have been more clear. I want to create direct subscription to announcement only lists, similiar to those see ALL over the net. You know those, add your e-mail and become subscirbed to our next newletter, or anouncement, etc.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailman-users-admin at python.org
> [mailto:mailman-users-admin at python.org]On Behalf Of LuKreme
> Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 11:41 PM
> To: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: [Mailman-Users] Re: One Button Direct Subscription
> On Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at 05:06 AM, David Padilla wrote:
> > My web host provides a Mailman mailing list software. I would like to 
> > use it to provide direct subscription to a mailing list, as you see on 
> > many websites. You know, where you type in your e-mail, click a 
> > button, and you are then subscribed to a mailing list.
> This is a very good way to get yourself )and your ISP) listed in every 
> list of spammers known, and then some.
> Bad bad bad bad bad idea.  Some scumball starts hitting that page with 
> millions of subscribe requests and then uses your list to deliver his 
> spam.  No thanks.
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