[Mailman-Users] Restrict archives to Administrator

Jim Popovitch jimpop at domainmail.org
Thu Apr 18 09:30:51 EDT 2019

On Thu, 2019-04-18 at 17:23 +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Mark Dale writes:
>  > I've posted some notes on restricting a list's archive to Administrators
>  > only. They may be of use to some folks.
> Could you say something about the use case?  If there's a common
> enough reason for doing this, we (the committers) should think about
> adding such features to Mailman 3 (Mailman 2 is up to Mark, but I
> think he really really wants that in security mods only mode).  But I
> don't see the point, since subscribers (moderated or not) will be
> receiving (and can locally archive) the posts.
>  > It's a hack of Jim Popovitch's code which restricts archive access to
>  > unmoderated subscribers.
> Ditto.
> The only scenario where either of these restrictions makes sense to me
> (given my own experience) would be....

Ack.  It's a narrow need, but there are reasons. Not every list is for raw
public consumption.

-Jim P.

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