[Mailman-Users] Topics and senders

Martin Dennett md6969 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 09:38:31 CEST 2007

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Martin Dennett wrote:
>> I have a test list, and tried this out. I subscribed a couple of extra 
>> accounts of mine to the list, and set them to No Mail (disabled by 
>> administrator). Sending a mail to the list with the "Urgent: <password>" 
>> header worked for my normal account (this one), but not for the other 
>> accounts. Any ideas as to why? I assume it's the (A) flag?
> It shouldn't be. The Urgent: header does one of two things. If the
> password is correct, it bypasses all the filters including nomail for
> any reason and makes the recipient list equal to all the list members,
> regular and digest.. If the password is not correct, it just sends the
> message back to you with the same subject and wrapped with another
> part that says
>   Your urgent message to the <listname> mailing list was not authorized
>   for delivery.  The original message as received by Mailman is
>   attached.
> Are you sure that's not what you received?
No, definitely not. As explained above, this account I'm sending from 
now received the message OK. I amended the settings for this account to 
digest only and the mail got through as a regular mail, as you 
explained, so I'm at a loss as to explain why. Any further ideas?


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