[Mailman-Users] Auto-Responder to "Request"
jwt at onjapan.net
Wed May 19 15:54:20 CEST 2004
On May 19, 2004, at 21:58, Marina wrote:
> Ah... Although it now works, it also now seems to prevent messages
> sent to
> the "-join" and "-leave" addresses from getting any messages other
> than the
> auto-responder text I've entered. In other words, it seems to ignore
> sent to the "-join" and "-leave" address (possibly others, but I
> tested it). And that's with the rate limiting set to 0.
That is what is meant by 'discard'. The -request message is discarded
after sending the customized response message.
> I don't really want people to use the "-request" address other than for
> receiving the text I'd input into the auto-responder. I want people to
> able to join and leave using "-join" and "-leave" and to receive my
> (not the canned Mailman text) if they should write to "-request". Is
> any way of doing this please, as I'm now getting somewhat confused
> over it
> (and possibly consequently missing the obvious)...
I don't think so without modifying Mailman. If you had filesystem
access, you could edit the ~/templates/**/*.txt files, (but those are
common to all the lists run by that Mailman instance unless you change
how the cmd_*.py files build their responses.).
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