[Mailman-Users] admin subscribe vs invite

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Sep 18 19:57:14 CEST 2009

hone+mailman at oak.cats.ohiou.edu wrote:
>We are using Mailman version: 2.1.9 on RedHat. I've modified the default 
>way that admins can add members, since some admins cannot be trusted. Now 
>all admins may only invite people to join a list, not add people directly.
>Is there a newer version of Mailman that gives this option per list; could 
>I create one list to allow admin subscribes and another list that only 
>allows invites? If not, is this something that could be considered for a 

There is nothing different in any current Mailman 2.x version.

This seems like a potentially good feature. It could easily be made a
site option, but how would you control it as a list option. You
obviously can't maintain it in the admin GUI, so what would work for

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