[Mailman-Users] Emergency Moderation Problem

Jim Popovitch jimpop at gmail.com
Thu May 25 10:50:52 EDT 2017

On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 5/18/17 7:53 AM, dwardell at mifnet.com wrote:
>> Recently I enabled "Emergency Moderation" briefly, but when I disabled
>> it the system doesn't return to the normal state--all traffic is still
>> moderated even though EM is off.
>> When reviewing posts that are awaiting approval, the option to clear
>> the subscriber's moderation flag appears, but checking the box has no
>> effect. No subscribers should be set to mod.
> ...
>> Further, the system will occasionally set a subscriber's mod flag to
>> on when a post is held, even though that box was not checked before.
>> Clearing these flags also has no effect.
> It turns out there was a bug in the new member_verbosity_threshold
> feature such that if the threshold was set to 1, every post would be
> held and set the members mod flag. The bug report is at
> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1693366> and the fix is at
> <http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~mailman-coders/mailman/2.1/revision/1704>.

Not trying to nitpick, but if the threshold was set to 1 every post
should result in moderation according to the descriptive text for that

   "If a member posts this many times, within a period of time the
member is automatically moderated."

Who writes crap like that anyways?   :-)

-Jim P.

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