[Mailman-Users] Setup an announce list

Brian Read brianr at bjsystems.co.uk
Mon Mar 24 07:20:56 CET 2003

The latest downloadable version of mailman is 2.1.1, try here:




At 04:35 24/03/2003, Rod Neep wrote:
>In message <21560656.20030317121502 at earthlink.net>, ghhalley 
><ghhalley at earthlink.net> writes
>>I found the answer off of the Mailman FAQ search engine.  I am in the
>>process of implementing this solution.  Below is the link to the
>>question 3.11
>Hmmm.... OK. I am trying to do the same thing:
>create an announcement list.
>The FAQ refers to the following:
>   Set the member_moderation_action to Reject and add a nice rejection
>   notice text to the following text box.  Say something like "this is
>   an announcement list, to reach the band, please email band at dom.ain"
>   Set the generic_nonmember_action to Reject or Discard.
>Those options do not appear to be available in version 2.0.13 (which is 
>the latest downloadable version of Mailman).
>I have no problem with the other settings in the configuration, but it 
>would be nice to be able to (nicely) auto-reject posts to the list by 
>those not specified.
>Rod Neep
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