[Mailman-Users] Confirmation + Moderation
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at python.org
Thu Jan 23 19:12:58 CET 2003
>>>>> "ST" == Samuel Tardieu <sam at rfc1149.net> writes:
ST> I host several mailing lists with both mailman and sympa, and
ST> I miss a feature in mailman that I implemented in sympa using
ST> their scenarii model: when a mail arrives on a list from a
ST> non-subscriber or with the list address absent (even if it
ST> comes from a subscriber), then a confirmation request is sent
ST> to the (alleged) sender. If the sender confirms that she wants
ST> the mail delivered, then the mail is systematically held for
ST> moderation. If it is not confirmed, the moderators don't see
ST> the mail at all.
ST> With those settings, I had to discard only one spam (that the
ST> sender confirmed) manually in months on a moderately busy
ST> mailing-list (ten posts a day), without even using any spam
ST> filter in front of the list.
ST> Any idea on how to do that with mailman?
It wouldn't be hard to add, actually. Please add this to the feature
request tracker on SourceForge.
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