[Mailman-Users] Implement umbrella list on Mailman 2.1.9
mark at msapiro.net
Fri Apr 30 16:23:49 CEST 2010
Esteban Torres Rodriguez wrote:
>Mark Sapiro wrote:
>"warts and all"
>What do you mean? I have read the FAQ, but not what you mean.
Quoting from dictionary.com
any unattractive detrimental feature or aspect: /The biography presents
the full story of the prime minister's political career, warts and
In this case, the unattractiveness is if a list is set as an umbrella
with other lists as members, and there are people who are members of
multiple sub-lists, they will receive duplicates of posts to the
umbrella, one for each sub-list of which they are a member.
Also, if you set a list to be an umbrella (General Options ->
umbrella_list = Yes), the only thing that does is assume that all
members of that list are other lists so that administrative notices
such as password reminders from that list for a member whose address
is sublist at example.com will be sent to sublist-owner at example.com so
there can be issues with lists which have both individuals and other
lists as members.
That is what I meant by "warts and all".
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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