[Mailman-Users] Newbie questions

Peter C.S. Adams peter.adams at umb.edu
Fri May 26 23:23:03 CEST 2006

Thus spake Tom Wolfe <twolfe at sawback.com>, circa 5/26/2006 1:05 PM:
> 2. You can use email commands to retrieve the list of members by doing
> To: listname-request at domain.com
> From: (a subscriber's email address, pref. admin)
> Subject: who password [address=<address>]

This doesn't appear to work if there is a space in the password.

By the way, does anyone else feel uneasy sending their password in cleartext
through email (especially in the subject line)?

Perhaps in a future version of mailman, commands could be authenticated in
the same way as subscription requests -- with a return email asking for


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