At 03:37 PM 2/25/98 -0800, Nick Halloway wrote:
>On Wed, 25 Feb 1998, Timothy J Luoma wrote:
>> > ... like a mailing list would use to sign someone up? I'm especially
>> > looking for the part that extracts the basic email address from the
>> > From: line.
>> Rather than reinvent the wheel, why not checkout the majordomo code
>Do people need to be able to sign up other addresses than their own? I'm
>thinking of designing the signup script so that it gets the address to
>be subscribed from the header -- the Reply-To: line or the From: line.
>This can be done with formail.
There is a patch (in the archives) that either accepts one-shot commands on
the Subject line, or allows listname-zubscribe/listname-unzubscribe type
aliases (I forget which). In either case, it sounds like the direction you
are heading since, given that it is Majordomo, it does take the address in
the From/Reply-To header.