On Wed, 14 May 1997, Dave Wolfe wrote:
> [ Annelise Anderson writes: ]
> > On Tue, 13 May 1997, Dave Wolfe wrote:
> > > The "approve" script which comes with Majordomo does this
> > > for you.
> > I have access. It is not clear what to do.
> > > 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.
> The FAQ is *not* intended to replace the documentation. Everyone has
> access to the Mj documentation just as everyone has access to the
> full Mj package, so that's no excuse. Both Doc/list-owner-info and
> Doc/majordomo.ora explicitly describe how to set up and use the approve
> program as well as give a detailed example of what manually approved
My apologies. Actually list-owner-info is quite clear (as is the
newlist doc) and everything seems to be working. I had missed that
> e-mail should look like. If neither of these resources is sufficiently
> clear, by all means, please submit documentation for review to this
> list, Mj-workers <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and the Mj
> development coordinator (Chan Wilson) <email@example.com>.
> Understand, however, that it's not within the scope of Mj's
> documentation to describe how to operate any given MUA (mail reading
> program), which is where I believe the problem lies in nearly all cases.
> I do believe that such "tips 'n tricks" is well within the venue of the
> FAQ, so I would encourage *accurate* mailer-specific settings and advice
> to be submitted for inclusion there, pending the approval of the Mj FAQ
> maintainer, of course.
> Dave Wolfe