[Mailman-Users] Newsreader access.

Joe joemailgroups at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 23:27:14 CEST 2014


This represents a serious potential risk. One of the problems I've noticed over the years with most Usenet groups is that they tend to attract a lot of spam and non-relevants posts.

In this case, assuming I open the gate and allow posts from the Newsgroups to be posted to the list even by non-members, is there a way to have all posts from the Newsgroups set to moderation so that I get the chance to review them first before they are posted to the lists ? Assuming there is, would moderation be set only for posts coming from the Newsgroups or would it be set for all posts independent on whether they come from the Newsgroups or from e-mail ?

Thank you for your help.


On April 27, 2014, at 8:55 AM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> On 04/27/2014 05:46 AM, Joe wrote:
>> In the case you describe the server would send posts to the newsgroups and readers would access these newsgroups to see the posts. So posts are sent to the list using each list's e-mail address and then 'copied' to the newsserver. What happens when readers wish to reply to what they read on their newsreaders ? Would they send their reply to the newsgroup or have to send their reply to the list itself using the list's e-mail address ? This part is not very clear to me.
> Either way. Look at the settings in the web admin UI Mail<->News
> gateways section. You have separate controls for sending from Mailman to
> the news group and from the news group to Mailman.
> If you enable gateway_to_mail, posts to the newsgroup will be sent to
> the list. If you don't enable gateway_to_mail, posts to the newsgroup
> will not be sent to the list.
> You should be aware that if you do gate from the newsgroup to the list,
> posts to the newsgroup from nonmembers of the list will be accepted by
> the list regardless of the list's generic_nonmember_action.
> -- 
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan
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