On Wed, 6 May 1998, Christoph Doerbeck wrote:
> example: I want to create several locational lists, which users
> subscribe to. I want to then address all the people on all
> lists via a super-list which contains only other lists (no individual users).
> Users would not be allowed to subscribe to the all-inclusive list.
Assuming stripped lists, and case insenstive localparts, I do something
like the following
tr '[A-Z]' '[a-z]' list1 list2 ... list3 | sort -u > superlist
Something like this is run nightly from cron
superlist has it's own superlist.config for which subscriptions and
unsubscriptions are closed.
I don't have the actual script I use at hand, but something similar
to the above works well for me.
> An alternative would be to create a normal mail alias which points to
> the various lists, but I would not be able to moderate the "super-post".
That wouldn't be good. An alternative would be to have a majordomo list
with the other lists subscribed to it. so superlist would be something
superlist.config might have
restrict_post = list1 list2 ...
If that is the policy you want.
And owner-superlist would have to able able to post to each of list1, etc
But I do it the first way.
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