[Mailman-Users] Automatic deletion of posts by non-members of a list

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu May 25 15:54:57 CEST 2006

At 7:50 AM -0400 2006-05-25, Fred Atkinson wrote:

>      Is there any option that can be set in Mailman so that a message by a
>  non-member is automatically deleted, rather that pestering the list manager
>  about appoving/deleting it?

	Deleting?  No, not really.  You could automatically discard the 
message, but that would cause some problems for people who would 
otherwise think that the message was accepted and posted to the list. 
Generally speaking, the recommended solution is to automatically 
reject such messages -- which informs the sender, and allows them to 
take appropriate action.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

     -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755

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