[Mailman-Users] Question re: lists in 'accept_these_nonmembers'

Simon tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Sun Aug 3 03:48:13 CEST 2008

> Given that I think you mean 'but user1 and user2 will not', that is
> correct.

Yep, you're right, I rearranged the lists/users while composing that. 
Thanks for the affirmation.

> Note that Mailman doesn't do well with lists that have a mixture of
> real users and other lists as members. If you declare the list as an
> umbrella list, then e.g. member user3 at example.com may not be able to
> get a password reminder as it will be sent to user3-owner at example.com.
> If it's not an umbrella list, then anyone can go to the options login
> page for e.g. teamleaders at example.com and request a reminder which
> will be posted to the teamleaders list.

Right. Once I restructure these, there won't be any lists with other 
lists as members. I just wanted to know for future reference what the 
consequences might be.

Thanks a lot for your reply.



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