[Mailman-Users] Non members to view archives selectively?
shanson at cruiskeenconsulting.com
Fri Feb 18 18:48:00 CET 2005
Anne Shroeder - Internet Society wrote:
> My boss wants me to give selective access to our archives. That is,
> they are not supposed to be public, but she wants some selected
> individuals to be able to view the archives without the ability to post
> to the list (or change their membership information).
You could consider using an external archiver rather than the one
internal to Mailman - for example Mhonarc. Though of course that makes
life more complicated as you'd then have to use an external mechanism to
control access, but it will give you more flexibility and the ability to
easily read attachments, etc.
It would seem odd to me that you want to have people be able to read the
archives, but then be able to stop them from getting the email?
> Obviously I can subscribe someone to the list and make the "no mail" but
> once they are subscribed and have a login, they can easily change their
> subscription to receive mail. I honestly don't see any way around this,
> but thought I would ask anyhow.
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