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Re: list

  • To: Roderik Muit < >
  • From: Marc Roger < >
  • Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 21:26:04 +0100 (MET)
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On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Roderik Muit wrote:

> I personally doubt whether we would want to spend our resources on
> approving every single subscription request to a RIPE mailinglist
> manually. Especially since it would not yield much;
> some.student.hackers@localhost could still forge mail from
> a.journalist@localhost, and the moderator would probably not spot
> this & subscribe him.)

I think automating this procedure is the exact purpose of the "confirm"
policy of recent versions of majordomo. With this feature, when you send a
subscribe or unsubscribe message to majordomo, it computes a cookie that
you need to send back before your request is actually processed.

Marc.Roger@localhost, BELNET

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