[HCS-D]Re: new student group
zeilberg at hcs.harvard.edu
Thu Dec 9 02:13:05 EST 2004
On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Gregory N. Price wrote:
> The most important change is in Manual.py, updating the
> mailman.aliases file automatically.
> There's a change in ListAdmin.py that looks like a bugfix;
> one in Handlers/ToDigest.py labeled as an HCS bugfix;
> and one in Cgi/admindb.py also so labeled.
That's right. I remember fixing some bug related to the backwards
compatibility and the db format.
> There's also an unlabeled change throughout Handlers/ToDigest.py that
> looks stylistic (changes True, False for 1, 0).
I don't remember doing that.
On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 03:32:31PM -0500, Greg Westin wrote:
> I believe there are/were also some patches to Mailman to do things like
> deny the list of lists from off-campus addresses, but maybe those didn't
> involve changing the Mailman code.
yes, there should be an apache directive doing that. However, at
one point I did make changes to the code for listinfo and admin,
due to lame behavior on Mailman's part. Check out:
So you see the apache directive isn't really enough. I patched
Mailman not to do this, but we abandoned the patch I think after
upgrading to 3.1. Maybe someone can bug the mailman developers to get
rid of this disfunctionality? I'm sure it is a cause of many
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