[Mailman-Users] question regarding confirmation

Aviram Carmi avi at otn.com
Sun Aug 31 03:44:36 CEST 2003

At 13:06 -0500 08/30/2003, Dan Phillips wrote:
>On Saturday, August 30, 2003, at 12:48  PM, Paul H Byerly wrote:
>>  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.
>>       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.
>I just tried the same test using Eudora under OS X and it worked 
> fine despite the "re:" I also tried it leaving the white space and 
> the "reply" character at the beginning of the confirm line and it 
> also worked fine. I don't have a classic OS  Eudora to try it with.

Hmm.... I either have something weird with my mailman configuration, 
or I messed up the original confirmation.

let me try to subscribe myself again, and I'll let you know.




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