[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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