We use the listname.closed a lot. When people fill out our request form for a
new mailing list, they specify whether they want it open or closed to begin
with. They are given instructions on how to get the config file and edit it
and resubmit it to Majordomo, but in the meantime, it's nice to be able to
start them off with a closed list if necessary simply by touching a
In message <199601041403.PAA05088@slurp.neu.sgi.com>, Chan Wilson writes:
>Is anybody seriously attached to these features? I'm having to clean
>up an old existing configuration, and having all these "droppings"
>around that magically override the configuration file seem like a
>If there's no objections, I'll make mj (ala config_parse)
>transparently update the config file and remove the dropping.
> Chan Wilson --- firstname.lastname@example.org --- 0138-433-760
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