> Thank you for all the responses about the who list command.
> I do have 2 issues.
> 1) Somehow my list is turning into a spam and I am having outsiders
> sending emails to my list where they are not subscribers.
> I have changed open_subscribe to closed in <list>.config and still no luck.
> Is there a way I can do something that noone from outside can send anything
> to the list except list members?
See Question 3.6 of the Majordomo FAQ.
> 2) I am having tough time helping new subscribers on how to subscribe to
> the list. The problem is when they issue a subscribe command, Majordomo
> sends them a reply that need to authenticate to the list. In a way
> that they need to strip all the extra lines from that email and
> only save the line:
> auth c34323434 subscribe <list> their_email_address
> and send it back so majordomo can subscribe them to the list.
> Since alot of newbies are having problem knowing this,
> how can I solve this problem so that it would be easier on them
> to reply back and subscriber easier way with or without authentication.
Well, if you really need to make it easy you can turn off +confirm,
but I don't recommend it.
Perhaps you can be more specific on what problems they are having?
Is it because of line wrapping? Or are they not trimming it down
sufficiently? (removing the extra text, removing the "> ", etc)
This is greatly improved in Majordomo 2.0, but you may not be
ready to make the jump to alpha code. (it's nearing beta quality,
From: Shane <email@example.com>