[Mailman-Users] Control of newsgroup posters
david at johmar.com
Mon Apr 7 01:57:17 CEST 2008
Thanks but we have the newsgroup because some members, albeit a few, prefer
a newsgroup interface. They would definitely not want to use the newsgroup
to read and then have to use email to post.
I am experimenting with the mailman option 'List of non-member addresses
whose postings will be immediately held for moderation' and adding
'*@pegasus.annex.net' which is what shows in the headers of the gated
newsgroup posts (with * being a random number). Am I wasting my time
looking into that? If not do I have the * right - I don't understand the
mailman help line "start the line with a ^ character to designate a regular
expression match", can someone give examples of that usage to obtain the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Sapiro
> >Is there a simple way to control newsgroup posters? We
> interface our
> >mailman list to a newsgroup. We find that not only do
> people who post
> >via the newsgroup NOT have to subscribe to our email list, we also
> >cannot hold their posts for moderation. We would like the
> opposite of both of these.
> That's not the way it works. The assumption is if you are
> gating from news that you want all the posts from the news group.
> It you only want posts on the list from list members and want
> them moderated by the list, don't gate to the list from the
> news group, just gate from the list to the news group and
> have list members post to the list and not the news group.
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