[Mailman-Users] Default conceal from subscriber list setting
Paul H Byerly
paul at thcwd.com
Sun Oct 5 20:13:31 CEST 2003
>Paul H Byerly wrote:
> > I'd like to be able to set a list so the default setting for
> > "Conceal yourself from subscriber list?" is "Yes" rather than no.
> > Don't see an option for this in Defaults.py.
>AFAIK, you need to set DEFAULT_NEW_MEMBER_OPTIONS. To change the
>default for concealing new members, you would subtract 16 from the
>current setting (256 by default). So, set
> DEFAULT_NEW_MEMBER_OPTIONS = 240
Okay, I should have been able to find that.
>in mm_cfg.py and then all new lists will inherit this setting. To
>apply this to an existing list, I think you need a withlist script,
>but I could be wrong (I don't know mailman that well and I've had more
>than a few choice beverages so far tonight).
>If you do find that a withlist script is required, as I did when
>testing this, you might find the quickie I whipped up to be useful
>(which I ripped off completely from fix_url.py). I'll attach it, just
>in case you want it. The path to python might need adjusted, my local
>mailman install is on a Red Hat 7.3 box, where python 2 is installed
>This will change the setting to DEFAULT_NEW_MEMBER_OPTIONS. If you
>want to change a list to something else, pass the --options argument
>to the script. Note that there's absolutely no checking done on the
>value you pass to this argument.
>HTH (and more importantly, I hope it works),
Worked great, thanks. Have a choice beverage on me. BTW, love the
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