[Mailman-Users] unclaimed action of mailman

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Mar 9 16:16:33 CET 2010

Masaharu Kawada wrote:
>One thing to make sure, do you mean that a non-list-member is the 
>mailman user?

Yes and no. The sender of the post is not a member of the list. Mailman
looks at more than one thing when determining if the sender is a
member. In this case, what Mailman looks at is the From: header which
according to the vette log is root at example.com and also at the
envelope sender which according to the Postfix log is
mailman at example.com, so neither of those addresses are list members
and if either one was a member, the post would be handled as if from
that member.

>And the list of the administrator is the mailman user as well?

The list administrator is whatever address(es) is/are in the 'owner'
attribute of the list. I have no idea what, if any, these might be.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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