[Mailman-Users] Misleading Email response. Please fix!
mark at msapiro.net
Sat Nov 5 01:00:40 CET 2011
Geoff Shang wrote:
>I've been meaning to request this for ages. I don't see this very often,
>but when I do, it gives me a heart attack.
>I usually use the web interface for approving messages. But I
>occasionally do it via Email. When I do, I get a response back that looks
>The results of your email command are provided below. Attached is your
> Confirmation succeeded
> Approved: <admin password>
>---- CUT HERE -----------------------
>To me at least, this suggests that the message has been rejected, not
>approved, as the text says that the approval command was not processed.
>I know this isn't the case because I see the message posted to the list,
>but when I initially saw it, I had a panic as I thought I'd lost a message
>for the list.
>Is it possible to fix this so that the message is more clear about what
>has happened? The "Confirmation succeeded" message is not very
>explanatory, and seen in isolation doesn't really tell you anythying about
>whether the message was approved or rejected.
Please report this as a bug at
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