[Mailman-Users] question regarding confirmation

Paul H Byerly paul at thcwd.com
Sat Aug 30 19:48:40 CEST 2003

Aviram Carmi wrote:
>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
>"welcome" message.
>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
>subject line.

      I'm running the same version of Eudora under Windows, and do not have 
this problem.  Either something else is happening when your reply is sent, 
or something is configured wrong on the Mailman end.

<>< Paul 

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