[Mailman-Users] automatic results message

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sat May 28 21:12:10 CEST 2005

Achim Hermes wrote:
>User send a subscription request to xy-join at z and get an "Mailing list
>subscription confirmation notice..." from xy-bounces at z; on behalf of;
>xy-request at z.
>User send a reply to this mail and receives a mail "The results of your
>email commands" with the following content:
>>The results of your email command are provided below. Attached is your
>original message.
>>- Results:
>>    Confirmation succeeded
>>- Unprocessed:
>>   (text...)
>>- Ignored:
>>   (text...)
>>- Done.
>User now is confused - that is what I want to avoid. I want to disable
>messages to "normal" user actions like subscribe/unsubscribe.
>Thanks for your answer, Achim.

OK, I think I understand. You want to disable the response to a
successful 'confirm' command only. I probably could have figured that
out if I'd looked more closely at your original reference.

You wrote:
>>I know the answer from Helmut Merz (Thu, 12 Sep 2002 01:06:55 -0700)  
>>but I´m still looking for an "easy" solution.

And I replied:
>Anyway, There is no 'setting' or equivalent "easy" solution.

Which is true. The only way to do this is to patch the code along the
lines of the above reference, but there is an easier patch (because
the base code has changed from 2002).

I have put a patch on sourceforge which implements this as an option.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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