On Wed, 29 Nov 1995, Diego Sierra wrote:
> For example, if I want a moderate list, I must use the proper options in the
> resend command and use this two aliases:
> test:"|/majordomo/bin/wrapper resend OPTIONS_FOR_MODERATED_LIST test-outgoing
> so people send mail to the list "test" and the resend processes the mail.
> BUT, what happen if a person send mail to "test-outgoing" ??? this is just a
> standard alias so his mail would hit the list without the test-owner
> approval. IS THIS THE EXPECTED WAY ???
Presumably not. If you want a list to be moderated then you configure it
as such in the config file for the list (moderate = yes) and not if you
don't (moderate = no). Having people mail to the -outoing alias is not a
good idea if there are restrictions on who can post, message size etc. as
it would seem to bypass the checks that take place when mail goes through
the expected route. Apart from needing to patch majordomo in order that
mkdigest will work with digests that are not named -digest-outgoing I
assume that it is good practice not to use the word outgoing but to adopt
some obfuscation that is unlikely to be guessed. Do other people do this?
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Re: List alias
From: David Miller <email@example.com>