[Pkg-octave-devel] Changes to the moderation system

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Thu Aug 17 11:50:20 UTC 2006

* Thomas Weber <thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com> [2006-08-17 09:59]:

> there's currently a discussion on debian-devel about moderation on the
> mailing lists[1]; specifically, bug reporters are sent a "your message
> is waiting for moderation" message which is annoying. 

As I wrote in a post in this thread, it would be great if we could
suppress the notification message in Mailman.  I do not know how to do

> I looked through mailman's documentation and it seems like adding 
> 	submit at bugs.debian.org
> to the list of acceptable_aliases should do this.
> This option can be found at the list administration site under 
> 	Privacy options => Recipient filters
> This option accepts regexps, so we might want to add something like 
> 	.*debian.org
> to it.

I think that changing acceptable_aliases to .*debian.org will not preventing
holding the messages sent by non-members.  This just avoids holding messages
with implicit destinations.

> Personnally, I like the moderation as it gives us a virtually spam-free
> list.

Me too.


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