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

Richard Damon Richard at Damon-Family.org
Tue Jul 16 01:38:33 CEST 2013

On 7/15/13 4:03 PM, Nezih Yasar wrote:
> Thank you Stephen,
> We have enough additional lists sharing the traffic but this is an alumni
> list without moderation. It has a central role. Each alumni has a right to
> affiliate the list.
> Our members agree on two-mail-per-day restriction convinced that it
> disciplines writing to this central list. So this is a rule in our
> procedural document which is like a regulatory framework.
> But really a few members do not obey this rule deliberately. Condemnations
> had no effect on them. This is the reason we need such a technical way to
> obey the rule.
> Our members can tolerate two mails per day from these people, but most of
> members are very uneasy because of the excessive mail annoyance of them.
> Naturally this has caused some drops in memberships.
> This our problem, an embedded rule may ease our pain. But we can manage it
> as in last fifteen years countenancing dropped memberships continues...
> I am not sure whether this situation requires such a tool, some of our
> members demand it.
> I am really sorry for that weepy and long explanations :(
> Thanks a lot.
> Nezih Yasar
One simple solution is once you detect the violator, put them on
moderation and actively limit their posting.

Richard Damon

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