[Mailman-Users] Nomail members
ptomblin at xcski.com
Thu Mar 8 17:11:53 CET 2007
Quoting Mark Sapiro (msapiro at value.net):
> >I'm having two problems with members of a list who are set to "no mail"
> >but whose email address is no longer valid:
> >- The bounce of the monthly password reminder, even though it is VERPed,
> > is not sufficient to remove them from the list because it's only one
> > bounce. It would be nice if that bounce would trigger some additional
> > probing, possibly immediately going to the "you are disabled" warnings.
> It would not be difficult to do a withlist script to list those members
> with current bounce info and disabled delivery. You could run this a
> day or so after the password reminders are sent to get a manual list
> for further manual action.
> I'm not sure that treating a bounce of a password reminder as an
> immediate disable for bounce is a good idea. It is after all, just one
> bounce. If you don't disable members for bounce after one single post
> bounces, It probably isn't a good idea to do it for password reminders
The problem is that the bounce thresholds are set for the people who get
mail every mail. The nomail members only get mail once a month, so
they'll never be removed.
> >- I send the membership list of one particular list off as a cron job to a
> > friend who has a "backup list" for that one. But there is no easy way
> > to remove addresses that are set to "no mail" from the output of
> > list_members. What I want is the opposite of "list_members -n" to show
> > only members who aren't set to "no mail".
> Have you tried "list_members -n enabled"? It's not documented, but it
Oh, shiny! I might have tried that if it was documented. Thanks.
Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com> http://blog.xcski.com/
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