[Mailman-Users] Subject Line on Invite Messages

Toby Reiter toby at breezing.com
Fri Jul 23 05:46:36 CEST 2004

At 20:38 -0700 7/22/04, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>Toby Reiter wrote:
>>This has been asked here before, but is there any way to modify the
>>Subject of the invite message? "confirm
>>aad5624d316c46234928426cb4a6c57c691d0e7c" is a DEAD WRINGER for spam,
>>and is likely to be deleted by many of our users.  I don't want to be
>>a bad net citizen and automatically subscribe users to this list, but
>>the majority of the people who receive the invitation will want to
>>join (it's for health services trainings through a non-profit they've
>>already done trainings with, working with the CDC, etc.).  But I fear
>>many will miss out on this invitation for a list they really want to
>>be on, thinking the message is spam.  If the message had a welcome
>>text, like "An Invitation to Join the Foo List" I think people would
>>probably read it.
>in mm_cfg.py.
>Read about it in Defaults.py
>Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
>San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

Thank you SO much. I wasn't expecting an answer so soon, AND one that 
was so simple and effective. My only question would be why this isn't 
disabled by default?! The subject line is so much more to the point, 
unambiguous, and user friendly.

Thanks again,
Toby Reiter                          mailto:toby at breezing.com
Breezing Internet Communications     http://www.breezing.com
1106 West Main St                    phone:434.295.2050
Charlottesville, VA 22903            fax:603.843.6931

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