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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: [ML] Please state that the mail was approved and that the author is not subscribed to the ML
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 23:28:21 GMT

On May 8, 2012, at 4:21 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:

> Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> Am 05/09/2012 12:07 AM, schrieb Simon Phipps:
>>> On 8 May 2012, at 22:55, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>> When you as ML moderator approve a post to a mailing list, please
>>>> can you also state that the author is not subscribed to the ML and
>>>> that everybody who wants to replay has to CC'ing the author?
>>>> This would be very helpful from the start of the first posting.
>>> As a moderator, I am not aware of any way to do this; the moderator
>>> has no means to add a comment to an approved posting. It is possible
>>> to tell from the message headers that a message has been moderated,
>>> so perhaps you could add a rule/macro to your mail client to add the
>>> originator as a cc on any reply when this header is present?
>> I remember that it was possible with the old OOo mailing lists. I
>> cannot believe that this is gone even when here a different ML service
>> is working. ;-)
>> If you can tell me how to do it in Thnderbird I can give it a try.
> Indeed, it was and remains possible with the OOo ML, and we used the same technology,
much to the annoyance of some.
> Probably we can find out by asking those who implemented it what they did, but if I recall,
it was a simple insertion of [moderated] via script to the message needing approval.

If so then it is a simple matter of asking Infrastructure.


> louis
>> Marcus

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