In message <9401181840.AA05587@dcsun1.stortek.com>, Jim Wamsley writes:
> I have a small problem. by decree here, for security reasons,
> all mailing lists are to be private.
Private can mean three different things:
1) What majordomo refers to as closed (i.e. membership on the list by
2) Only people on the list can post to the list. (I think this is
what you mean in which case resend with the -I option should do the
3) The presence of the list shouldn't be advertized in the output
of the lists command. There are patches to hide lists, but the
functionality will not be in a production version until majordomo
> In testing the workings
> of the lists, i find that lost-owner has no ready means of
^^^^ I assume you mean list
> identiying a message that has come from someone _not_ in the
> mailing list.
Are you moderating these lists? If not then the only messages that
should be bounced to the list maintainer (if you are using resend -I)
are messages from people not on the list, or other administriva problems.
> can bounce be made to identify messages from people not on the
I assume you mean the bounce function in resend and not the bounce(1)
command. Resend already does the marking with with the -I option.
The exact line is:
&bounce ("Non-member submission from [$from]");
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