[Mailman-Users] Autosubscribe email address

Bibek Shrestha bibekshrestha at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 19:49:55 CEST 2010

add_members is what i will be using for the moment.
Waiting for version 3.0 as I assume the REST api will allow this?

Bibek Shrestha
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On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Adam McGreggor
<adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 11:04:11AM +0545, Bibek Shrestha wrote:
>> We're programmatically generating mailing lists
>> list1 at example.com list2 at example.com
>> We've also creating new email addresses
>> user1 at domain.com, user2 at domain.com
>> How is it possible to subscribe user1 at domain.com to list1 at example.com
>> Currently, i'm looking into send commands to list1-request at example.com with
>>   subscribe password nodigest address=user1 at domain.com
>> This however sends back a confirmation request, how can i subscribe
>> only the autogenerated user1 at domain.com without confirmation?
> add_members.
> Or script something that takes advantage of the common parts (in your
> example, the numeral), to create the list, and handle the
> subscription:
>  == untested ==
>    #!/bin/sh
>    set -e
>    passwd=`apg -n1`
>    newlist list${1} listadmin at example.com ${passwd}
>    cat "user${1}@domain.com" > subscr
>    add_members -r subscr list${1}
>    rm subscr
> as something quick and dirty. The assumptions are that urlhost and
> emailhost settings will be fine, otherwise, specify them, with their
> respective options.
> Create that as a script, and run it with the common variable (e.g. 1)
> as its only arguement.
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>  otherwise she must have drunk the maximum compatible
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