And just to add a bit to what Daniel said, you can individually comment out
those rules which you deem too restrictive in the majordomo.cf file. Just
keep in mind that any changes you make apply to all of your lists.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Liston [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 11:47 AM
> To: Tige Richardson
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Bounce...
> Hi Tige,
> Not that I have actually seen this myself, but I do understand how/why
> it could happen. In the majordomo.cf file are some global
> settings for bouncing mail to the owner/moderator. When the value for
> administrivia is set to yes, this is where majordomo looks
> for regular
> expressions that indicate a possible message intended for the admin of
> the list rather than to the list itself. There is a wide range of
> messages that you would rather filter out in this way rather than have
> them delivered to every member of your list.
> Some examples are:
> 'remove me'
> 'cancel my membership'
> 'I want to unsubscribe from this list'
> and the one that you experienced probably had something like this on
> line 5 of the message body;
> 'please change my email address'
> Dan Liston
> Tige Richardson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Received this bounce today. The FAQ said that an "Admin
> request" bounce
> > normally appears when administrivia is set to "yes" and that was
> > definitely the case on this list. However, I cannot find any
> > information on the rest of this bounce description "of type
> > /\bchange\b.*\baddress\b/ at line 5".
> > ---
> > Subject: BOUNCE email@example.com: Admin request of type
> > /\bchange\b.*\baddress\b/ at line 5
> > ---
> > Has anyone seen this before?
> > Thanks,
> > Tige