[Mailman-Users] How to change configs for ALL lists?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Jan 12 20:08:25 CET 2010

Elaine Ashton 
>Even if it only serves to annoying and slow down spammers, I'd use it. I noted ~2000 zeusmail.org subs overnight and it concerns me that this is just the opening salvo since this will drive lists which are already closed to subscribers only to moderate traffic even from subscribers which, for sites like ours with 400 or more lists, isn't really practical. Banning the domain and blocking the IP(s) is only a temporary fix.

My .02 - every list to which someone can subscribe without admin
approval should moderate new members by default. When they post, if
their post is on topic, you can clear their mod bit while approving
the post from the web admindb interface with one extra check in a

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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