[Mailman-Users] An Anonymous, No-reply List

Barry Finkel b19141 at anl.gov
Fri Oct 29 21:09:09 CEST 2010

Barry Finkel wrote:

>>I have a customer who wants a announce-only list.  She does not want
>>any replies to the list or to the poster.
>>In production we are running 2.1.13, and I have 2.1.14 on my test
>>machine.  We made the list anonymous
>>     anonymous_list = yes

Mark Sapiro replied:
>Why, Is this needed or is it just an attempt to make replies not go to
>the poster?

This is a mailing to a club membership, and is for announcements only.
The one or two people who will do the monthly postings do not want to
get replies sent to their mailboxes, and they do not want replies sent
back to the list.  They have changed the list footer to read:

     All mail/replies should be sent to <xxx>.

where "<xxx>" is another list for the club officers where anyone can
Barry S. Finkel
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