[OSGeo-Discuss] Mailmain password reminders

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at metaspatial.net
Mon Aug 26 09:03:47 PDT 2013

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fyi: Markus Neteler already fixed this [1]! All reminders turned off.

/me bows & thanks.

List creators: Please remember using this as the default setting.


[1] http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/sac/2013-August/004552.html

On 26.08.2013 13:41, Barry Rowlingson wrote:
> Mailman has a bunch of useful command-line scripts:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/site.html
> I reckon a combination of "list_lists" looped over, calling
> 'config_list' with a file to set the password reminder parameter will
> do it.
> Be happy you aren't using majordomo for list management, you'd
> probably have to do this by sending emails.
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Jeff McKenna
> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
>> I did start to go through each list one by one manually a few months
>> ago to change that setting...but I may have given up at some point.
>> Hopefully some mailman-guru can step up to let us know the magical
>> setting for all lists.  Or could it be some sort of job/script that
>> runs each time a new list is created?  Not sure.
>> -jeff
>> On 2013-08-26 5:44 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote:
>>> Folks, apparently some lists still have the monthly password
>>> reminder active. I remember that there was general consent that we
>>> should turn these off. But Mailman does not have an option to do
>>> this for all lists at once (or /me too dumb to find the setting).
>>> OSGeo currently operates 200 public plus a few dozen private lists
>>> and I am too lazy to check them all individually. But I did turn
>>> off discuss (this one) and a few other larger onces now.
>>> Please feel free to ping me if you are on a list that still reminds
>>> you and want it turned off by an admin.
>>> If you are a list operator yourself please check the setting "Send
>>> monthly password reminders?" and set it to off - except at least
>>> 51% of your subscribers cry out in pain and want it back on. :-)
>>> Have fun, Arnulf
>>> ___
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