At 01:29 PM 2/2/98 -0500, Mordechai T. Abzug wrote:
>> We have 3 lists auto-generated. Given that the database they
>> come from is our responsibility, we (sysadmin types) are
>> likewise the owners of the lists. Why aren't the owners of
>> your lists ones who know enough not to try and zubscribe
>> people conventionally?
>Because we actually want to allow people to zubscribe and unzubscribe
>themselves conventionally. Think of it as a two-tier system -- the
>database-generated list is the default, but then people *not* in the
>database should be able to zubscribe permanently, and people who are in the
>database should be able to unzubscribe permanently.
Then your process that rcp's the database-dump files over to the Majordomo
host should do a diff on the to-be-replaced files, propagating additions
and removals back to the database as necessary. I think you've gone beyond
the bounds of Majordomo control, at least for the current version.
Re: Wish. . .
From: "Mordechai T. Abzug" <email@example.com>