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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: MailAlias.txt updates
Date Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:09:00 GMT
On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Nick Burch <> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2011, Rob Weir wrote:
>> Strange, but I see my emails getting caught by moderation, even when they
>> are from an address in MailAlias.txt.
> MailAlias is not magic, it's just what moderators can check when they're not
> sure
> As a moderator, when you get a moderation request there are three addresses
> you can reply to to act on it. One is to reject it, one is to accept it, and
> one is to add the sender to the "always allow" list. In most sensible mail
> clients, if as a moderator you do a reply to all you'll get the two allow
> addresses. Send that, and the message will be approved and the user's email
> address will be allowed to post in future

OK.  That explains it.  I was assuming MailAlias was used for
automated checking.  But the aliases really are only automated after a
moderator does that extra step.  Thanks.

> Nick

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