[Mailman-Users] Web interface automation

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Jan 15 17:20:03 CET 2009

Kreaimir Tonkovi wrote:
> Our idea is to write a script that would use the standard web
> interface to manage the subscribers list. Adding members with the
> mass-subscribe form is straightforward, but removing members by
> unchecking boxes in the list is a bit more complicated.

Why can't you use the mass-remove form in the same way you'd use
mass-subscribe to add members?

> Before we start working on this, have you heard of similar tools
> already written? Or maybe you know of better ways to do this?

Without shell access, scripting the web interface is usually the best
you can do. I'm not specifically aware of any existing web "sync
members" scripts although they may exist.

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