[Spread-users] members-only

Daniel Rall dlr at finemaltcoding.com
Tue Aug 6 03:31:20 EDT 2002

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> > By moderated, I didn't want every post to be looked at by a person first
> > I also didn't want to have anyone (even myself) selectively approving
> > some messages but not others. 
> > 
> > However, every message that is trapped by mailman is sent to me and I
> > approve any message that is not spam. So I have approved your posts as
> > soon as I got them. (this one was delayed because I was on vacation at
> > the beach for a week :-)) If I'm away from email more or can't keep up
> > I'll add more people to check these messages, but right now it is no more
> > then 1 message every few days.
> Mailman supports multiple admins/moderators too.
> And if someone on the list repeatedly posts from multiple addresses, a
> list admin can add their alternate address to a list of non-member
> addresses that are allowed to post without moderation.

I was hoping it supported this, great.

> As a list member, you can also take care of yourself: if you plan to
> post from multiple addresses, you can subscribe each of those
> addresses, and check the "Disable Delivery" option for all except one.

This is useful, but does it mean that mailman will email me a password
in plain text twice a month?  I'd really like to turn this particular
"feature" off.  ;)

Daniel Rall <dlr at finemaltcoding.com>

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