[Mailman-Users] Handling bogus subscribe requests

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Jan 16 19:59:11 EST 2016

On 01/16/2016 04:51 PM, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Oh, and by the way, the documentation for SUBSCRIBE_FORM_SECRET (such
> as it is) does not mention that it needs to be set to a string. I
> only figured that out when setting it to True and 1 both failed
> spectacularly and reading the traceback.

It seems clear to me. The paragraph in Defaults.py begins

> # If the following is set to a non-empty string, this string in combination
> # with the time, list name and the IP address of the requestor is used to
> # create a hidden hash as part of the subscribe form on the listinfo page.

Perhaps you were only looking at the NEWS file?

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