[Mailman-Users] Problems with Subject Generated via Invites
geoff at deering.id.au
Sun Jan 14 01:36:47 CET 2007
Thanks for clarifying that Mark. That's good, but I still think it has
a basic interface problem if one is not aware of these features and is
just running a standard mail list. It can be quite a problem for the
Mark Sapiro said the following on 14/01/2007 10:56 AM:
> Geoff Deering wrote:
>> . At first glance it looks like any old spammer phishing for login
>> information. Is it possible to modify the mass mailout subscribe/invite
>> so there is a custom subject header?
> If you set
> VERP_CONFIRMATIONS = Yes
> in mm_cfg.py, the subject will be "You have been invited to join the
> <listname> mailing list", and the confirm token will be embedded in
> the From: address as in
> listname-confirm+23a6e1fdf979dd223e7466e95deb10f486ba3b79 at example.com
> This requires that your incoming MTA recognizes that the "+token"
> suffix in the local part is in fact a suffix and deliver a reply as if
> addressed to listname-confirm at example.com.
> You have some control over the form of this with the mm_cfg.py settings
> for VERP_CONFIRM_FORMAT and VERP_CONFIRM_REGEXP, but many MTA's will
> do the right thing without your having to adjust anything.
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