[Mailman-Users] Moving beyond the Newsletter FAQ

Ben M. Swihart ben at spiritguardian.com
Thu Jul 8 22:43:43 CEST 2004

I could, as you suggest, send them to mailman's web interface so they
can then add themselves, but it's a great deal of work (if not
impossible) to get this page to match an existing design.  

Here is my subscription page:

Also, when someone wishes to enter a contest, they have an option of
subscribing to a newsletter.  This is a very commonly enabled feature to
forms online that collect customer data.   If they opt to subscribe to
the newsletter during contest entry, then I must somehow interact with
the mailman instance following or preceding data entry.

Here is the contest page:



-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Phillips [mailto:dhphllps at memphis.edu] 
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 4:30 PM
To: Ben M. Swihart
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Moving beyond the Newsletter FAQ

On Jul 8, 2004, at 3:28 PM, Ben M. Swihart wrote:
> I've read the helpful FAQ on the subject and I have gotten my "mailman

> newsletter" up and running.  My problem is, though, since no-one but 
> the moderator can actually post, how do I add new subscribers?  Is 
> there a
> way to send commands via e-mail from the moderator?   I believe I am
> bound to management via e-mail because I'm unable to execute mailman 
> commands with a php script - the permissions are too strict, and I'm 
> sure it's for good reason.

I don't understand why you'd want to use a php script; why not just use 
the normal MM web interface?


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