[Mailman-Users] eMailing a members only list from a known locationwith out verifying members.
gtaylor at riverviewtech.net
Thu Dec 18 16:43:05 CET 2008
On 12/18/08 09:19, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> If you use Mailman's news -> mail gateway to gate messages from a
> news group on a news server to the Mailman list. you won't have this
I'm trying to not use Mailman's news to email gateway because of its
"polling" aspect. I can have my news server "push" new messages to
Mailman in a more timely and more efficiency manner.
> If the message to Mailman contains a
> Approved: password
> header where password is the list admin or list moderator password,
> all the normal holds and moderation checks except header_filter_rules
> will be bypassed. The header will be removed before the message is
Ok... That might work. It's good to know that the header is removed
and not accidentally exposed to the mailing list (for those that would
> Note that this has nothing to do with mm-handler or other delevery to
> mailman method. Even with mm-handler, delivery to Mailman is still
> via the mail/mailman wrapper, so mm-handler has no way to manipulate
> the message's metadata which is initialized by the post script
> invoked by the wrapper.
Ok. I said "mm-handler" as an idea, not specifically that script.
"Mm-handler" just happened to be what I use as a mailer in Sendmail so
that is what came to mind.
Is there an option that can be passed to mail/mailman that does what I'm
Grant. . . .
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