[Mailman-Users] Administrator - always able to post?

John DeCarlo jdecarlo at mitre.org
Fri Nov 7 14:53:18 CET 2003


Whether you are a list owner or a list moderator, that has nothing to do 
with you being able to post to the list.

In fact, on some lists I have, moderators don't have permission to post 
to the list directly and have to approve their own posts.

Allan Trick wrote:

> Hi,
> I assumed that if someone's an administrator, they'd be able to post to 
> a list.  However, if they're also a member of the list, and the "Mod" 
> bit is checked, then their messages are moderated like everyone else's, 
> and they must approve their own posts before they go out.  (This is an 
> announcement list and by default members can't post to it.)
> Do I have a correct understanding?  Admins must specifically also have 
> "Mod" unchecked to freely post?  Or does it sound like something might 
> be wrong in my setup?

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own

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