On Jan 26, 10:03am, David Gibbs wrote:
} At 11:41 AM 1/24/97 -0800, Minh Nguyen ~ wrote:
} >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?
I understand the confusion. What Minh is wondering is, if the poster
and the owner/moderator are the same person, why doesn't resend
automatically approve the message?
The reason is that 'list-approval' is a sendmail alias. Majordomo
itself has no knowledge of how this relates to a real person/address
and so is unable to "know" that the address is the same as the
Perhaps if/when owner and moderator address information is embedded
within Majordomo 2.0, the linkage problem will be solved. However,
this is no guarantee that the above process will be possible since you
must then deal with the authentication problem (it would be trivial to
forge Minh's address, and therefore gain automatic approval of any