[Mailman-Users] Level's of list admin?

Tom Kavanaugh tomnaugh at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 07:54:56 CET 2007

Thanks for your emails.
I looked around sourceforge, and it seems that there are requests for this
patches, and people are working on it.


On 1/24/07, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:
> At 1:13 PM -0800 1/24/07, Tom Kavanaugh wrote:
> >  Making these Project Managers as list moderators does not give them
> access
> >  to add/delete users.
> >  Is there a way to give them this access. I do not want to make them
> list
> >  admin's.
> Not in the current code, no.
> You can have site admins, who can do anything on any list anywhere on
> the site, by using the site admin password.  You can also use the
> site admin password to create lists, or you can have a separate list
> creation password.
> Then you have list admins, and then list moderators.  There aren't
> any other levels of list administration personnel.
> >  Like a lower level of list admin, where they cannot change any list
> >  parameter. But, just be able to add/remove users.
> You could change the source code.  I don't know how hard that would
> be to do, but there are others on this list who might be able to give
> you some guidance there.
> Keep in mind that there may already be patches to do this sort of
> thing.  You should look at the SourceForge patch list for Mailman, to
> see if there is anything that addresses your question.
> If there is not already an existing patch to achieve this
> functionality, then one thing we'd ask you to do is that once you've
> made the necessary code changes at your site to then share those with
> the rest of the community via the same patch facility.
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