AW: [Mailman-Users] Allow list members to send mails to another list

DIGITAL FOR YOU - Alexander Schwethelm info at
Mon Nov 29 12:28:43 CET 2004

Thanks again for all your answers.  I was not in the office over the
week-end, which is why I didn't respond earlier...

I will go for Jim Tittsler's patch and besdes that allowing everybody to
send mails to the list already works.   

Thanks and best regards,


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Brad Knowles [mailto:brad at] 
Gesendet: Samstag, 27. November 2004 10:09
An: DIGITAL FOR YOU - Alexander Schwethelm
Cc: mailman-users at
Betreff: Re: [Mailman-Users] Allow list members to send mails to another

At 2:17 AM +0100 2004-11-27, DIGITAL FOR YOU - Alexander Schwethelm wrote:

>  Of course I could create a third list "hockeyboth" but this would not 
> be  very userfriendly.

	You could create an umbrella list, and/or use the patch by Jim 
Tittsler that has recently been mentioned.

>  In the adminpanel I have the field "accept_these_nonmembers".  Could 
> I set  some kind of wildcard there?  What would I have to write?  
> Something like  ^*?

	This sort of thing is also an option, and I think Mark has 
explained the syntax.

	However, I'm curious as to whether or not you've considered 
making the lists open to posts from non-members?  That would allow 
what you want without requiring any patches or regular expressions. 
Of course, it would increase the amount of spam that might get 
through to the list, but then intelligent spammers could always 
monitor the output from the list and then spoof one of the subscribed 

	Just a thought.

Brad Knowles, <brad at>

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