[Mailman-Users] mailing list vs. posting list
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Fri Jul 11 00:33:03 CEST 2003
At 2:44 PM -0400 2003/07/10, Robert Carsey wrote:
> One of the features of majordomo was that you could separate the
> addresses on the mailing-list and the addresses which were able to post
> to the list (i think it was the restricted_posters= config option).
Yup, mailman can do the same.
> The next obvious thing to do is to also add the staff to the faculty
> list, but mark them as "disabled" -- still subscribed, but they won't
> receive e-mail.
You can do that. Or, you can add the staff members to the "white
list" for the faculty mailing list, and all the specified e-mail
addresses will be able to post, in addition to the subscribers.
Of course, nothing will stop someone else from forging an e-mail
address and posting as someone who is subscribed.
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
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