[Mailman-Users] Moderation action

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 16:05:23 CET 2006

On 11/30/06, Patrick Bogen <pdbogen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/30/06, Dominika Tkaczyk <d.tkaczyk at uw.edu.pl> wrote:
> > My second question is: does Mailman use any email authorization or it simply
> > checks the From: header of messages?
> Mailman only checks the From header, but it also looks for a special
> 'Approved' header. To use this feature, include an 'Approved:' header
> containing the list password (e.g., Approved: foobar), or include it
> as the first line of the message.

I should point out that this *does* bypass any type of member
moderation. If a valid 'Approved:' header is included, then the
message bypasses any of those filters. I don't know for sure /which/
filters it bypasses, but I would assume it bypasses all of them. (Can
someone verify this assumption?)

- Patrick Bogen

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