[Mailman-Users] Feature Request: Selective Mass Subscription

Krystal Zipfel zipfel at greenacrestechnology.com
Tue Jun 24 23:46:29 CEST 2008

That is EXACTLY right.

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> My understanding of this is that "double opt-in" and what I call
> "confirmed opt-in" are the same thing and that they mean
> 1. User requests to be on the list via a web form, email, etc. This is
> the first opt-in. Note that strictly speaking, this probably precludes
> unsolicited invitations, although an invitation in response to any
> show of interest such as even checking a box on a paper form would be
> OK.
> 2. An email with confirmation instructions is sent to the users address
> to be subscribed to verify that the person who receives mail at that
> address really wants to be on the list.
> 3. Only after the user follows the confirmation process of step 2 does
> the user get added to the list. That's the second opt-in.
> The key idea in this process is that the user's email address is only
> added to the list after an affirmative response to an email sent to
> that address.
> I expect Krystal will correct me if I'm mistaken.

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