At 11:41 AM 1/24/97 -0800, Minh Nguyen ~ wrote:
>I own a test list called "testlist" and I made it a closed list. When I
>tried to subscribe myself to it. Majordomo replied with two separate mail
>messages. One of them tells me that my request has been forwarded to the
>owner of the list (which is myself) for approval. The others asks me to
>approve my own subscription.
>Isn't this a little clumsy and awkward? I need my own approval to subscribe
>to the list that I own??? What do I do to get around this?
Um... what's confusing?
Two different events are happening here... related, but nonetheless different.
Event 1: You tried to subscribe to a closed list... you received a message
stating that the list is closed and the moderator of the list must approve
your subscription request.
Event 2: As moderator of a closed list, you received a request for
subscription... you must approve or decline the request. The fact that the
subscription request is from yourself has no bearing on the issue. MD
doesn't know who you are... it just knows lists.
All you have to do is approve the request and you'll be subscribed to the
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