[Mailman-Users] Admin unsubscribe members by e-mail

Allen Watson allen at circleofa.com
Sat Nov 6 21:51:30 CET 2004

On 11/5/04 5:34 PM, "Mark Sapiro" <msapiro at value.net> wrote:

> Allen Watson wrote:
>> Applescript can use "do shell script" to access shell commands. I don't seem
>> to have wget on my OS 10.3.5 system; can "curl" do the job?
>> I tried running it; it returned the HTML for the page, looking like it is
>> halfway there. I tried entering the URL you gave (with appropriate values
>> substituted), but it seems to call up the member options page with
>> everything from the user's address on as the user's address. That is, it
>> says, "Yourlist list: Member Options for
>> joe at 4example.net&unsub=1&unsubconfirm=1&password=AdminPwd" at the top of the
>> page. It does not seem to understand anything after that address. Is
>> something missing?
>> This approach seems really promising; I hope we can work out the kinks.
> The first & should be ?
> http://www.example.com/mailman/options/test_2/joe@example.net?unsub=1&unsubcon
> firm=1&password=AdminPwd
Yes! That works. Thanks a million; I will write me an AppleScript that will
let me select an e-mail address, run the script, and cause that person to be
unsubscribed. And as I manage six lists, it will let me select from a list
of six names. 

Your companion on the journey,
Allen Watson

The Circle of Atonement, P.O. Box 4238, W. Sedona, AZ 86340
"Whom you forgive is free, and what you give you share. Forgive the sins
your brother thinks he has committed, and all the guilt you think you see in
him." (A Course in Miracles, T-19.IV(D.i).15:9-10)

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