[Mailman-Users] subscribe another list as a member

Hong Jiang Tian htian at ias.edu
Thu Nov 25 17:21:47 CET 2004

Thanks very much for your help!

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:msapiro at value.net]
Sent: Thu, November 25, 2004 11:13 AM
To: Hong Jiang Tian; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] subscribe another list as a member

Hong Jiang Tian wrote:
>There were two mailing lists of lista and listb on the Mailman server. I
>created a new mailing list named listc by subscribing lista and listb as
>only two members of listc. When I posted to listc by a member of lista, the
>mail was being held until the list moderator can reviewed it for approval.
>The reason it was being held: Post by non-member to a members-only list. 
>My question: 
>Is it possible to subscribe another list as a member of the current list
>with Mailman?

Not so that members of the sub-list can post to the "umbrella" list.
but see

>Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py

article 3.5 for one possible work around.

Also, Jim Tittsler developed a patch which allows a list name to be
added to the list of non-members allowed to post, which can be used to
allow members of a sub-list to post to the "umbrella" list. See

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
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