On Tue, 13 May 1997, Dave Wolfe wrote:
> [ Bethany P. Bryson writes: ]
> > To the discussion of "Approve" headers: I have to say the FAQ is
> > profoundly confusing. An example would be a big help.
> Any mail which is not "approved", gets bounced with "Approval
> required". If the moderator wishes to approve the message for the
> list, then you need to tag the message as "approved" and send it to
I am wondering how to "tag" a message as "approved".
> the list. The "approve" script which comes with Majordomo does this
> for you. If you don't have access to "approve" (e.g. you're not on
I have access. It is not clear what to do. I am beginning to think
that the solution is:
su to root
cd to the dir where the list is
open the file, add the darn e-mail address
> a UNIX system with Perl), you have to do it by hand. The easiest
> way is to forward the original message to the list, add the line
> "Approved: _approval-password_" to the very first line of the body,
> and then the entire contents of the original message. (meaning there
> should not be a blank line before and after the "Approved:" line.)
Still doesn't work--can't recognize Approved: or approve or whatever.
I've installed several dozen unix programs; this is the worse
documentation I've ever encountered.
> Dave Wolfe