[Mailman-Users] List admin abandons a list

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Sat Dec 6 02:47:11 CET 2003

On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 19:42, Rod Neep wrote:
> I have had a list admin (of three lists) *abandon* the mailing lists for 
> which he was responsible.
> Unfortunately, he did this about three weeks ago without my knowledge 
> and without any notice, and I only discovered the problem this evening.
> Moreover.... he just deleted his email address as list admin, leaving 
> the field *blank*.
> Is there any way to prevent this happening again?
> For example, for the admin address to default to something else if left 
> blank, or better still, for Mailman to inform me if an admin address is 
> blank?
> Rod

Sounds like a great job for a cron script!  Try the
~mailman/bin/list_admins command in a cron script and add a bit of
logic, and Viola!  You will never be caught by surprise again - though
this is the first time I've ever heard of this particular problem.

Jon Carnes

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