[Mailman-Users] Confirmation "Cookie" Content

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Feb 8 23:05:39 CET 2008

Webb, Stevenwrote:
>We are looking into using another system outside of Mailman, such as
>Lyris, to send broadcast emails to invite users to our mailman lists.
>We'd like to include the URL to confirm their subscription in our
>emails, but I can't find any information about how the confirmation
>value is generated.  We'd need to be able either to generate the value
>ourselves outside of Mailman, or figure out a way to dump a list of
>email addresses needing confirmation with the confirmation value.

You can't generate the cookie outside of Mailman. It is essentially

See <http://www.msapiro.net/scripts/list_pending> (mirrored at
<http://fog.ccsf.edu/~msapiro/scripts/list_pending> and
<http://fog.ccsf.edu/~msapiro/scripts/list_pending>) for a way to dump
the pending requests.

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

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