[Mailman-Users] Can I set up a user-friendly write-to address?

Lee lee_19712003 at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 30 22:04:37 CET 2004

thanks John,

yes, I can see where you're going with that.
I now have mailman and python functionality fixed on
my server, so will get to grips with your and Simon's
tips soon.


 --- John DeCarlo <jdecarlo at mitre.org> wrote: > Lee,
> Lee wrote:
> > I was advised by my hosting support to set up a
> > 'dummy' simpler-addressed email account for list
> > subscribers to write-to, which i would then
> > auto-forward to the actual email address of the
> list.
> Simon described the situation very well.  I thought
> I would add one 
> note, which may or may not affect you.
> When forwarding one email address to another for
> Mailman, under some 
> circumstances you have to worry about the "implicit
> address" problem. 
> As I understand it, this is when the real address of
> the list isn't in 
> the To: or CC:
> This has happened when I moved a list from one
> machine to another and 
> simply forwarded all mail to the new address.
> The answer, in this case, is to go to the Privacy ->
> Recipient Filters 
> section and add alternate email addresses users may
> send to to the list 
> of aliases.
> Hope this helps.
> -- 
> John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own

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