[Mailman-Users] adding users with nomail bit set

Rusty Wilson rustyw007 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 17 21:34:48 CEST 2007

p.s. because this is a brand new list, a workable alternative for me is to globally set the nomail bit for all users in the list (after an import). Is this possible and/or a better way?


----- Original Message ----
From: Rusty Wilson <rustyw007 at yahoo.com>
To: mailman-users at python.org
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 2:46:15 PM
Subject: [Mailman-Users] adding users with nomail bit set

I have several hundred users I need to add to a new list, but I need them added such that they wont get email from the list.

Is there a way to add members to a newly created list such that their
"nomail" bit is set (i.e. i do not want them to get email from the

I've looked at the "add_members" command in /bin and
there does not seem to be a parameter for this option. I've also checked
the FAQ and searchable archives, but was not able to find a solution.

all suggestions appreciated.


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