On Thu, 9 Oct 1997, Peter A. Sy wrote:
> Hi! Is it possible to make a majordomo *list* as somekind of a newsletter?
> The idea is just to let majordomo process subscriptions.
> Here are the specs:
> people can freely subscribe or unsubscribe to it but _all_
> postings (except those of the list-owner) will not go
> directly to the list but instead they will be redirected
> to the list-owner who may or may not publish it in the list.
Make it a moderated list with a digest version, and _only_ allow
people to subscribe to the digested version. Then, you or the
moderator can approve messages as they come in, getting them added to
the digest. Then you can either manually kick the digest, or once it
gets past a certain size it can send out.
> I feel this kind of *list* somehow defeats the purpose of a majordomo,
> but I can see the point of one of our users who requested this kind of
This is actually kind of a cool idea for how to use majordomo