[Mailman-Users] Turning off confirmation

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Feb 7 00:23:26 CET 2008

Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
>Thank you Mark. Any chance of having it (unsubscribe without
>confirmation) as an option one day? I run two quite large mailing
>lists (12 and 28K subscribers) and I find that the biggest frustration
>for people is when they are tring to unsubscribe (confirmation email
>may get lost, be sent to spam, etc.) but somehow fail.

I sympathize with the frustration, and in your environment, unconfirmed
unsubscribe might work, but in general, I think it makes it too easy
for usera, upon seeing a 'disagreeable' post from userb, to just
unsubscribe userb from the list.

>However, I know I am using Mailman only because there are people like
>you who develop it, so many thanks for your work anyway!

You could always try your hand at a patch <wink>.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list