[Mailman-Users] password reminder for moderator?
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Jan 12 05:56:48 CET 2012
Gerard Henry writes:
> i'm sorry if this is a newbie question, but why the moderator is not
> taken as a member of a list?
Some moderators moderate many lists (in some cases, hundreds, but
dozens are not uncommon), and are members of few. For those people
who operate that way, "auto-membership" would be a significant
annoyance, and in mass-moderation contexts, it would all come at once.
OTOH, people can only read so many lists, and they will join as they
become interested, thus amortizing the scutwork.
> in my opinion, this is often the case, isn't ? and if the moderator
> is also a member of the list, he has to remember two different
> password, not very friendly
With multiple moderators, that would mean that they can all access
each other's subscriptions. Also the moderator can change her
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