[Mailman-Users] question regarding confirmation
avi at otn.com
Fri Aug 29 22:02:07 CEST 2003
At 11:11 -0700 08/29/2003, Aviram Carmi wrote:
>Now I can "talk" to mailman...
I re-configured mailman --with-mail-gid=mail, it seems to work now,
thanks to all who helped.
one observation though.
the confirmation message when a user received when they join, says to
"simply reply to this message, keeping the Subject: header intact."
however, replying to the message, by default ads "Re:" to the subject
which caused the confirmation to be rejected by mailman. see below.
Replying again, after removeing the "Re:" worked, and I got the
Shouldn't mailman be smarter and recognize the "Re:"?
I'll bet that most users will just hit "reply" which (at least on my
email client Eudora 5.2.1 under MacOS 9.2.2) adds an "Re:" to the
Is there a setting I am missing?
>Subject: The results of your email commands
>From: test-bounces at lists.first5ventura.org
>To: aviram at overthenet.com
>Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 12:10:38 -0700
>X-BeenThere: test at lists.first5ventura.org
>List-Id: testing mailing list for first5ventura.org
>Sender: test-bounces at lists.first5ventura.org
>The results of your email command are provided below. Attached is your
> >Your address "aviram at overthenet.com" has been invited to join the Test
> >mailing list at lists.first5ventura.org by the Test mailing list owner.
> >You may accept the invitation by simply replying to this message, keeping
> >the Subject: header intact.
> >You can also visit this web page:
> >Or you should include the following line -- and only the following
> >line -- in a message to test-request at lists.first5ventura.org:
> > confirm b45966a5c5914b1e8c3fc09a9a24b8496c38d99f
> >Note that simply sending a `reply' to this message should work from
> >most mail readers.
> >If you want to decline this invitation, please simply disregard this
> >message. If you have any questions, please send them to
> >test-owner at lists.first5ventura.org.
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