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

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Fri Nov 7 14:54:58 CET 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 08:07, 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?
> Thanks,
> Allan

Sounds alright to me!

Again (and again, and again)... the reasoning behind this is that
*anyone* can spoof your email address and send a message to your lists.
If you are not worried about that, then uncheck the Mod bit for your
email address and have at it!

Jon Carnes

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