[Mailman-Users] To restrict sending email messages per day

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Jul 15 15:43:57 CEST 2013

Nezih Yasar writes:

 > Hello everybody,
 > I am an owner of a list using Mailman.
 > We have more than 200 active senders in a 2000-member list.
 > We need a setup tool to restrict 2 messages per day for every user.
 > Is it available such a setup in Mailman?


 > Does anyone have any experience like this?

Such restrictions are typically neither fair nor effective.  It is
quite difficult to prevent a determined and mildly skilled user from
posting without moderation, but your list must be receiving about 500
posts per day.  So moderation doesn't sound like a very attractive
alternative.  But if you don't have moderation, the determined and
skilled will be able to post freely, while others are effectively

Perhaps it would be possible to set up additional lists and split the

If that doesn't appeal to you, we need to know more about your

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