[Mailman-Users] True anonymous list?

Ed Greenberg edg at greenberg.org
Mon May 10 06:57:51 CEST 2004

You could deliver the mail to a script that extracts the subject and body 
and then reposts it to the list, coming from a generic user.

If you want to restrict posting to members, you could look up the actual 
from address in the list before forwarding the post.

Would that meet your needs?


--On Friday, May 07, 2004 1:10 PM -0400 Michael Balamuth <mlb at chroma.com> 

> Hello list,
> We have been using Mailman 2.0.13 for quite some time, but never with the
> intention of creating a genuinely anonymous mailing list.  Now, we have a
> reason to do so, but I have been unable to completely hide the originator
> (poster's) email address from the headers of the sent mail.  Obviously,
> anyone knowing how to read the headers will find the address of the
> poster. So, is there a way to make a list anonymous even at this level?
> Any help appreciated.  For completeness, I believe I have followed the
> FAQ's and help and set explicit-reply to and hide posters address etc.
> correctly... Maybe not?
> Thanks,
> Michael Balamuth
> mlb at chroma.com
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