[Mailman-Users] Umbrella lists - mixing lists and subscribers
msapiro at value.net
Tue Oct 4 22:10:40 CEST 2005
Paul Williams wrote:
>Suffix for use when this list is an umbrella for other lists,
>according to setting of previous "umbrella_list" setting
>This causes a problem when adding in subscribers
>using the Mass Subscription option and you want the
>user to "Send welcome messages to new subscribees".
>Those messages are sent out with -owner on their
>email address so it gets bounced.
>Is there a better way to handle Umbrella lists?
Not currently as far as I know.
>Of course the best way might be to add a new feature in
>Mailman so you could identify a subscriber's address as
>a list (say with a separate flag) so it does not send out
>passwords to that email address.
The ToDo/Wishlist at http://www.list.org/todo.html contains the
# A better strategy is needed for sub-lists and super-lists, including
dealing with the resulting password reminders and authorization to
modify the sub & superlists.
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